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 mandatory training program, along with extensive administrative support in More Colleges Coach Professors to Lead Study-Abroad Trips. Also, join Melanie McCallon and Bonnie Higginson of Murray State University on Friday, February 12, at noon EST for the latest Innovators in Internationalization talks on how colleges have tackled some of the basic challenges of internationalizing their campuses.