discussion of resources and absence of funding stalled your
Resource constraint—limited staff, funds, and programs—is a
reality that most, if not all, higher education campuses face. Adding one more
initiative to the distribution of these finite resources can be a barrier to
successful internationalization. For internationalization to succeed, campuses
must build a strategy that weaves international into campus culture, promotes
strategic use of existing resources before seeking new sources of revenue, and
leverages resources in creative ways.
In this webinar, John Hudzik, PhD, and Penelope Pynes, PhD, offer
a model, set of steps, and best practices to help you better utilize and grow
the people, budgets, and programs working together toward internationalization
at all types of higher education institutions. Hudzik and Pynes provide
insights into how dual-purposing of existing resources, improving practices,
and building a case for new resources can have a large impact on your
resources. They also discuss revenue sources and budget considerations to
help you extend your cache of resources. The model presents a three-part
strategy that builds resource acquisition on tapping into existing
institutional capacity, attracting new resources, and developing an
institutional culture for widespread support of internationalization.
- Expand ownership to spread the costs associated with internationalization.
- Connect internationalization to institutional missions and fold internationalization into planning of budgets and resource allocation and distribution.
- Align your strategies to attract and connect to both new and existing resources.
John K. Hudzik, PhD
Michigan State University
NAFSA Senior Scholar for Internationalization
John K. Hudzik served as dean of international studies and programs
at Michigan State University for 10 years, followed by five years as vice president
for global engagement and strategic projects, before serving as acting university
provost and vice president of academic affairs. Hudzik currently is NAFSA’s Senior Scholar for Internationalization. He has
served on numerous international policy and advisory boards related to
international development, regional and language studies, and internalization
of higher education. A preeminent commentator and speaker at U.S. and international conferences on the
direction of global higher education, he publishes frequently on the topic.
Hudzik is a recognized scholar in international education and higher education
internationalization, and is the recipient of a number of awards for his
scholarly work. He is past president and chair of NAFSA’s Board of Directors
and past president of the Association of International Education Administrators
Penelope “Nell” J.
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
As associate provost for international
programs, Penelope Pynes leads the internationalization efforts at the
University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Since 1995, she has worked to promote
student/faculty exchange at UNCG and in the state. She piloted the
Baden-Württemberg state-to-state program, which led to the establishment of
UNC’s systemwide exchange program housed at UNCG. In 2005, she represented the
UNC system in an administrative exchange at the Ministry of Science and Arts in
Baden-Württemberg. Pynes facilitates and presents workshops in the areas of
leadership and strategic planning, among other topics, preparing faculty and
students for successful experiences abroad. She currently is chair-elect of NAFSA’s
International Education Leadership Knowledge Community and serves on the
Executive Committee of the Association of International Education
Administrators (AIEA). She is a former Fulbright scholar to Heidelberg,
Germany. Pynes earned her master’s degree from the University of Alabama and a
doctorate in Germanic linguistics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel