2009 Open Doors Press Briefing

November 1, 2017 November 16, 2009

IIE held its 10th annual Open Doors Briefing on November 16, 2009, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to release the findings of the 2009 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. It was attended by more than 150 international education professionals, members the press, and representatives from various nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

Opening speakers:

Judith A. McHale
Under Secretary, Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Martha J. Kanter
Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

Peggy Blumenthal
Chief Operating Officer, Institute of International Education



The release of the latest data from Open Doors 2009

  • Study Abroad by U.S. students
  • International students and scholars on U.S. campuses

Fall 2009 online survey: snapshot of international student enrollments in the U.S.

Discussion: Contributions of Student Mobility to America’s Economy and Public Diplomacy