In response to a reporters’ recent questions, I provided answers, but my version didn’t quite make it into the abbreviated Q&A.
I’m a big supporter of study abroad, but we must help students prepare for it, experience it, and return better for it. Colleges have a big role to play.
Hot off the presses, this guide is packed with practical information written specifically for parents who can champion study abroad as an essential component of a child’s education.
My daughter, Betty Berdan, is going to Thailand in March, where she will volunteer at the Burma Children’s Medical Clinic and a local school. She is raising funds to donate to the organization. 100% of her donations go to the people in need living on the Thai-Burmese border.
Last week I was invited by the New York Times “Room for Debate” to contribute my opinion on whether global universities help or hurt higher education. My response is below.