Thursday, April 21, 2011

Forum on Education Abroad seeks nominees for Council

Welcome New Members

The Forum welcomes the following institutional members committed to Standards of Good Practice:


Consortium of Universities for International Studies (CUIS/CIMBA)

don Quijote

Fund for Education Abroad

Roane State Community College

University of North Carolina Exchange Program

Virginia Commonwealth University

Wartburg College

For more information on joining the Forum, visit

Dates and Deadlines

May 15, 2011:

Deadline to register for Summer 2011 Guided Standards Assessments

May 21, 2011:

Deadline for Forum Council Nominations

June 24, 2011:

Standards of Good Practice Institute, “Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety and Security,” at Northwestern University

June 30, 2011:

Deadline for Undergraduate Research Awards Nominations

Call for Forum Council Nominations

Are you or one of your colleagues interested in contributing directly to the work of the Forum? The Forum Council is an elected body that sets the agenda for and carries out many of the Forum’s initiatives that benefit the Forum membership. Five positions on the Council are open this year, and the Forum welcomes nominations from colleagues who can dedicate their time and provide their expertise to contribute to the various Forum projects.

If you are interested in serving on the Forum Council or wish to nominate a colleague, please submit the following in support of your nomination:

• a description of the qualifications of the candidate and their interest, referencing specific ways in which they would contribute to the Forum’s goals and projects;

• a curriculum vitae;

• full contact information.

Please send these to The deadline for nominations is May 21, 2011. The Council nominations committee will assemble a slate of candidates and the Forum Council election will be held by e-mail ballot. Results will be announced in the Forum News. For more information on the Council, visit

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