AIFS / AIFS Foundation Collection

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The purpose of the AIFS/AIFS Foundation Education Abroad Special Collection is to collect, preserve, and make available for research primary and secondary materials relating to the history and development of U.S. education abroad from its beginnings up through the present day. The collection includes documents, correspondence, publications, photographs, and other materials that contribute to this purpose. Established by the Forum on Education Abroad in 2013, this special collection has been developed with financial support from the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) and the AIFS Foundation.

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SECUSSA Statement on AIDS and International Education Issues

Janurary 1989

SECUSSA released this revised statement in January 1898 about the possibility of contracting AIDS while studying abroad. The statement includes suggested criteria about how to improve student awareness as well as prevention techniques.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 5.1.3

Council on International Educational Exchange Scholarship Fund for Minority Students

circa 1990

This pamphlet advertises the Council on International Education's fund to assist minority students financially in studying abroad. The pamhplet explains why the fund is important and the need for contributions.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth -7.1.15

TRACE Brochure

1990

This pamphlet is an introduction to TRACE, an online database for the storing and sharing of study abroad information.  NAFSA considered implementing the software in 1990, but TRACE today is no longer in operation.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 13.1

"A National Mandate for Education Abroad: Getting On With The Task"

May 1990

This project from the National Task Force on Undergraduate Study Abroad, which was composed of NAFSA, CIEE, and IEE members, was part of an effort to develop new policies on diversity, financial concerns, and program expansion.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 10.2

Orienting Minority Students for an Overseas Experience

November 8, 1990

A list of discussion questions created for the 43rd International Conference on Educational Exchange held by the Council on International Educational Exchange pertaining to the inclusion and/or participation of minority students in study abroad...

Format: Miscellaneous

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth 7.1.11

Memo from Jane Cary on Terrorist Threats in Italy

November 14, 1990

Jane Cary, the Region XI SECUSSA Rep, sends this memo in November 1990 about terrorist threats in Florence, Italy. An Italian revolutionary group threatens to "strike heavily" against American interests in Italy in response to escalation in the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 12.8

Campus Update Newsletter December 1990

December 1990

The Council on International Educational Exchange's (CIEE) newsletter, "Campus Update", discusses events going on within the council and in the field of study abroad in general. In the December 1990 issue some of the topics discussed include a...

Format: Miscellaneous

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 7.1.12

The Teenager's Guide to Study, Travel, Adventure

1991

The Council on International Education Exchange's guide for high school and college study abroad students. The CIEE published this guide in 1991.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: William Hoffa Papers

Location: AIFS-Hoffa

NAFSA Gulf Crisis Alert

January 23, 1991

The NAFSA: Association of International Educators issued this Gulf Crisis Alert on January 23, 1991.  It advises NAFSA members about procedure and communication for the safety of American students abroad.

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Collection: William Hoffa Papers

Location: AIFS-Hoffa - 5.30

National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 43rd Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts

May 24, 1991

The pamphlet for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 43rd annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The pamhplet contains information about various meetings and exhibitions taking place at the conference, as well as...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth 2.1.15

"Fostering Ethnic Diversity in Educational Programs Abroad," by Catherine Gamon

May 27, 1991

A presentation by Catherine Gamon at the NAFSA National Conference in 1991. This presentation discusses attracting a more diverse group of students for participation in study abroad programs, becoming aware of different experiences for students...

Format: Miscellaneous

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 7.3

Minority Experience of Study Abroad

June 1991

Brown University students wrote this collection of short reflections to describe their study abroad experience.  The Office of International Programs at Brown published the booklet as part of an effort to address concerns among minority students...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 2.4

The NAFSA Ethics Program

1992

The Code of Ethics and Principles for International Educational Exchange for NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: William Hoffa Papers

Location: AIFS-Hoffa - 5.24

Staying Healthy While Studying Abroad

May 1992

"Staying Healthy While Studying Abroad" is a pamphet created by the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) for study abroad advisers to reference when preparing students for studying abroad. The topics that the pamphlet covers include...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 9.22

Recommendation to the CIEE Professional Affairs Committee

June 3, 1992

Marvin Slind recommends that the University of Ohio be accepted as a member of the Council on International Educational Exchange(CIEE).  Provides insight into the process of a state university working to build a study abroad program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 11.7

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