International Higher Education in the USA: Trends and Perspectives

  • Witold P. Wolny The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, One College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293, USA


Over the last 10-15 years, there have been interesting changes in the argot of the professionals working in the field of international higher education. At the beginning of this period, the key word was “internationalization” of our campuses that mainly meant increasing study abroad options and presence of international students on campus. The focus on internationalization was complemented by cross-curricular initiatives. Recent trends go further – the goal is to achieve deeper impact on curricula cross all academic disciplines. This article provides some statistic data and theoretical remarks about international education trends in general, and in the US in particular.
Research Article