The Impact of Local Current Events on Your Study Abroad Program

We all know that study abroad programs can be extremely rewarding, both for students and for faculty. There is so much to be said for the distinctive quality of immersing oneself in the actual surroundings where an historic event took place, or to take part in a cultural celebration firsthand; the connection is deeper once we ourselves journey outside of the textbook (or tablet), and directly into the context. It is important to remember, as we prepare to take on such a journey, that e...
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Chronicle covers how Colleges Coach Professors to Lead Study Abroad

Faculty-led study-abroad programs are indeed booming! While a great option for cash- and time-strapped students, these study abroad programs are not without their challenges. Preparing academics to manage the logistics of foreign travel as well as ensuring that the programs fit into the overall academic plan can be daunting, at first, but far from impossible with a carefully executed plan. Learn how Murray State and other universities have handled these challenges, by instituting a mandat...
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