Colleges pledge to increase number of students who study abroad: Higher Education Roundup

“Colleges pledge to increase number of students who study abroad:

Higher Education Roundup”

by Karen Farkas via “Cleveland.com”

CLEVELAND, Ohio – More than 150 U.S. colleges, including eight in Ohio, have pledged to increase their participation in study abroad programs as part of Generation Study Abroad, a new initiative led by Institute of International Education.

The institute plans to double the number of American college students studying abroad to about 600,000 by the end of the decade. According to its data only about 10 percent of undergraduates study abroad while in college. Continue reading