Campus Models and Case Studies

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Bethlehem Steel Corporation was an industrial behemoth, at one point the second-largest steel manufacturer in the United States. A hundred years later, at the turn of the twenty-first century, it was bankrupt.

For many at Lehigh University, a... Read More

On many college campuses, election engagement initiatives look pretty similar: a few people holding clipboards or sitting behind a table, hoping that students walk up and register to vote.

Since the 1998 reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, colleges and universities have been... Read More

In the last few years, many colleges and universities have seen their campuses and nearby communities become increasingly divided over issues of globalization, diversity, and religious identity.

To help institutions bring faculty, students, and staff together across these differences, the... Read More

Like many first-year university students, Katie Fields cared little about general education requirements.

“I just wanted to focus on my business courses as soon as I could,” she said. “I thought it was kind of a waste of my time.”

Now, after graduating with a BS in business... Read More

In September 2018, faculty and administrators from seven institutions gathered at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, to share the work they continued in the years since they all participated in the Faculty Leadership for Integrative Liberal Learning project with the Association of... Read More

In 2006, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) convened a committee of eighteen of the biggest names in engineering—including former US secretary of defense William Perry and Google cofounder Larry Page—to examine the toughest issues facing the world in the twenty-first century.... Read More

Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world.

“I tell my students, one of my goals is to disturb you for the rest of your life—in the best sense,” said Eric Wetzel, director of the Global Health Initiative at Wabash College.

Global... Read More

If a big part of higher education is analyzing systems, says Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou, an internationalization specialist in the Office of Global Engagement at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey, then global learning should answer this question: “If you saw the whole world as a system, how... Read More