45 minutes | Jan 14, 2021

Episode 34: Responding to Last Week's Attack on the Capitol; International Student Policy in the Biden Administration

The hosts talk about the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, both what it meant to them as residents of Washington DC and the implications for American democracy. Later they are joined by Jill Allen Murray, deputy executive director of public policy for NAFSA: Association of International Educators, to discuss current policy climate for international students in the United States and what the higher education community would like the Biden administration to prioritize in this area. Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show: Introduction ‘The Worst Day for American Democracy in My Lifetime’ Inside Higher Ed | Jan. 7, 2021 Higher Ed Reacts With Shock and Condemnation as Trump Incites Mob to Terrorize U.S. Capitol The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | Jan. 6, 2021 Riots at U.S. Capitol Prompt Strong Response from Higher Ed Leaders Diverse: Issues in Higher Education | Jan. 6, 2021 A Fraught Balancing Act Inside Higher Ed | Jan. 11, 2021 Colleges are Under Pressure to Hold Accountable Those who Sought to Overturn Election, Attended Capitol Riot The Boston Globe (sub. req.) | Jan. 11, 2021 Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Violence in DC and Attack on Our Democracy New COVID-19 Relief Bill: An Estimate of What Individual Institutions May Receive Conversation with Jill Allen Murray Open Doors Survey Immigration Executive Actions Under the Trump Administration (NAFSA) The Can-Do Power: America’s Advantage and Biden’s Chance Foreign Affairs | Jan./Feb. 2021 Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council Rebuilding and Restoring International Education Leadership Sen. Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act The Way Forward (NAFA’s issue brief on the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act) U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative Norway Latest Country to Partner with ACE and U.S. Institutions to Maintain Global Learning Through Virtual Exchange
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