State University/Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher
Education for Women (Deemed University) (India) FY99-2002
will enhance the democratic understanding in a market economy through
the empowerment of women and consumers.
University of New York, Albany/Sofia
University (Bulgaria) FY97-2000
expands upon a current affiliation, and introduces faculty and staff
at Sofia University to U.S. public administration, academic administration,
and gender studies.
State University, East Lansing/Babes-Bolyai University (Romania) FY97-2000
This project fosters faculty and curriculum development in civics
education, and develops collaborative research on issues of citizen
participation. Core activities during the first year concentrated
on development of "training the trainer" model
of MSU's Political Leadership Program. Workshops were implemented
in Romania emphasizing team building, community development, and citizen
participation. Other workshops will include ethics and community development
State University/Universidad de Chile (Chile)
establishes a joint graduate program in Environmental Science, and
expands existing collaborations in environmental research
of Cincinnati (UC)/Chulalongkorn University, Thailand/Gadjay Mada
University, Indonesia, FY96-FY99
This project fostered the introduction of a one-year Masters degree
in Urban Management at the University of Cincinnati. Faculty at both
foreign universities developed new syllabi for new or redesigned courses
during visits to University of Cincinnati. The Indonesia university
is establishing an undergraduate program in urban planning as a result
of the project. Thai faculty have been active in proposing environmental
policy and have contributed greatly to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's
efforts to raise public awareness of this issue.
State University of New Jersey/Leipzig University, Germany, FY96-99
are to build a lasting linkage between the two political science programs
through exchange of faculty; instruction by professors at the other
institution, and analysis of curriculum issues by Leipzig lecturers.
Program has allowed for several reciprocal exchange visits by faculty
from both universities.
Affiliations Program Eastern Iowa Community College District/Vista
University (South Africa) FY97-2000
This affiliation will strengthen and expand the schools' international business
programs by providing students with the international business/culture
expertise required for success in the 21st century, developing international
trade-related course material via faculty exchanges, and providing
community outreach and business support services to strengthen the
competitive position of locally based small-and-medium sized companies.
of Arkansas/Yarmouk University (Jordan) FY97-2000
This linkage addresses the destruction of cultural heritage by urbanization
and economic development by producing a new graduate curriculum in
cultural resource management using faculty expertise in public administration,
anthropology, and archaeology. A professional development training
program in geographical information systems, and in cultural resource
management for civil administrators, planners and antiquities personnel
in Jordan and the U.S. is also being created.