President Christensen Shares Global Learning Strategies at ACE National Conference

By jretter | March 23, 2015

On March 16, President Nicolette DeVille Christensen joined a panel discussion at the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE), where she shared insights on innovative curriculum initiatives and strategies for creating intercultural experiences on campus. The session, “Global Learning for All: Modest Budgets and Creative Strategies,” addressed the challenges of providing opportunities to develop global competence to students who are not able to study abroad for extended periods of time.

Also serving on the panel were:

  • Brad Farnsworth, assistant vice president of ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement

  • Nasser Paydar, executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

  • Earl H. Potter III, president of St. Cloud State University

This year’s meeting, held March 14-17 in Washington, D.C., focused on renewing a commitment to equity in the United States with the theme “Promises to Keep: Higher Education and the Public Trust.” The conference explored how institutions can help solve technological, economic, political, and social issues while educating students.