Prof. Appa Rao Podile, Vice Chancellor of University of Hyderabad has been selected for Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar 2019-2020 by the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF). This two-week U.S. visit from 5-19 October, 2019 will enable 14 participants from India to learn about various facets of U.S. higher education.
The Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar (IEAS) aims to provide Indian college and university administrators the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the U.S. higher education system.
The two-week U.S. visit in October 2019 will enable participants to learn about various facets of U.S. higher education, including the types of institutions, accreditation, curriculum development, fund-raising, student services and international education on U.S. campuses, as well as share knowledge on Indian higher education. Topics addressed during visits and meetings at select campuses and organizations will also include research collaborations, faculty and student exchanges, and study abroad.
This seminar is designed for Indian college and university administrators with at least two years of experience in international program development and management at their institutions in India. Participants selected are from the middle to senior-level college or university administrators (vice-chancellors, deans, department heads, directors of international centres or offices, foreign student advisors, registrars etc.) who have substantial responsibility for enhancing the international dimension of their institutions and who wish to build capacity of their faculty and students through international collaborations and exchange and innovative curricular design.