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Forum 6:

From Mandalay to Memorial Union: How Public Universities Keep Dreams Alive

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Held Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Forum Summary

Allan E. Goodman is the sixth President of the Institute of International Education, the leading not-for-profit organization in the field of international educational exchange and development training. IIE conducts research on international academic mobility and administers the Fulbright program sponsored by the United States Department of State, as well as over 250 other corporate, government and privately-sponsored programs. Since its founding in 1919, the Institute has also rescued scholars threatened by war, terrorism, and repression. Rescued scholars and other alumni of Institute-administered programs have won 68 Nobel Prizes. Previously, Dr. Goodman was Executive Dean of the School of Foreign Service and Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of books on international affairs published by Harvard, Princeton and Yale University presses.

Publications Related to this Forum

View Goodman’s articles relevant to this forum: “The Role of the University in World Society” (2012) and “Foreign Language Proficiency for Everyone” (2012)