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International India: A Turning Point in Educational Exchange with the U.S.

This report, produced by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and sponsored by the AIFS Foundation, is the only comprehensive volume in recent years to focus on U.S.-India higher education exchanges at a crucial juncture in this important relationship. In this report, Indian and American authors address wide-ranging topics including the process of internationalization and higher education policy debates within India, U.S. government and institutional strategies to improve Indo-U.S. higher education linkages, the growing study abroad relationship between the two countries, and the relationship between higher education, entrepreneurship and the success of the Indian diaspora in the U.S.

Table of Contents

Introduction Philip Altbach, Boston College Center for International Higher Education Ajit Motwani, Director, IIE/India

Chapter 1: U.S.-India Mobility at a Turning Point: Background and Trends Rajika Bhandari, IIE, and Rahul Choudaha, World Education Services

Chapter 2: National Policy Goals - U.S. Department of State Activities Supporting U.S.-India Academic Exchanges Alina L. Romanowski, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Chapter 3: Indian Governmental and Policy Initiatives for U.S.-India Educational Exchange Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister of India

Chapter 4: Internationalization of Indian Higher Education Pawan Agarwal, Indian Council for International Economic Research, New Delhi

Chapter 5: Is There a Role for Foreign Providers in India? Past Challenges and Current Developments Sudhanshu Bhushan, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi

Chapter 6: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs Vivek Wadhwa, Duke University

Chapter 7: Intercultural Competence: An Outcome of Student Exchange Darla Deardorff, Duke University, and Ranjini Manian and Shobha Naidu, Global Adjustments Services

Chapter 8: Creating Indo-U.S. Higher Education Partnerships: Lessons Learned at the University of California, Davis Nicole Ranganath, University of California, Davis

Chapter 9: U.S.-India Collaboration in Engineering Education: Prospects for Change under New Leadership? Interview with Krishna Vedula, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Concluding Essay: A Retrospective Look at Indo-U.S. Higher Education Relations P.J. Lavakare, Symbiosis International University


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