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Topic: Opportunities for U.S. Educational Institutions: Attracting Students from Taiwan and Establishing Institutional Linkages
Host: American Institute in Taiwan Director Christopher J. Marut
Date, time, time zone for call: Thursday, January 23, 2014; 6:00 p.m. EST (Friday, January 24, 2014; 7:00 a.m. local)
Deadline for RSVPs: Thursday, January 23, 2014; 4:00 p.m. EST
Brief description of call: Join the “Opportunities for U.S. Educational Institutions: Attracting Students from Taiwan and Establishing Institutional Linkages” webinar providing an in-depth look at Taiwan’s higher education sector. Taiwan is one of the top sources of international students at American colleges and universities. Hosted by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), this Direct Line on-line webinar will focus on opportunities to deepen the existing ties between the U.S. and Taiwan in the higher education sector and on opportunities for U.S. schools to expand recruitment in Taiwan. AIT Director Christopher Marut and a panel of experts on Taiwan’s higher education sector will provide an overview of the significance of Taiwan as a source of overseas students for U.S. universities and colleges, answer questions about potential opportunities for further growth, and provide practical suggestions for reaching students and raising the profile of American colleges and universities in Taiwan. Participants include Christopher J. Marut, Director, American Institute in Taiwan; Dr. William Vocke, Executive Director, Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan); Benjamin Wang, President, Chun Shin Limited (ETS Taiwan); Professor Frank Ying, Dean, Office of International Affairs National Taiwan Normal University.