Announcing the 2022 IIE Heiskell Awardees

NEW YORK, April 28, 2022 – IIE is excited to announce the winners of the 2022 IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. IIE created these awards in 2001 to promote and honor the most outstanding initiatives being conducted in international higher education by IIENetwork members. By recognizing excellence and innovation, IIE hopes to encourage the expansion and creation of programs based on these successful models.In 2022, the awards focused on Widening Access for International Education, Student Mobility & Exchange, Strategic Partnerships, and Models of International Education Financial Support. We thank the IIENetwork members that submitted nominations and to the selection committee for their time and effort.

Congratulations to the 2022 IIE Heiskell Awardees!

Widening Access for International Education
      Georgia State University’s Free Passport Initiative
      University of Richmond’s EnCompass Program

Student Mobility & Exchange
      Northwestern University’s Virtual Global Engagement Studies Institute Program

Strategic Partnerships
      Babson College’s Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education
      Louisiana State University’s LSU & MENDELU Partnership

Models of International Education Financial Support
     University of Arkansas’ International Education Catastrophic Fund

The IIE Heiskell Awards are named after Andrew Heiskell, a former chairman of Time Inc. and member of the Executive Committee of IIE’s Board of Trustees. He was a renowned international and cultural philanthropist and a long-time supporter of international education. IIE is proud of continuing his outstanding legacy through the IIE Heiskell Awards and bestowing these awards on to IIENetwork members that demonstrate the power and longevity of international education through their innovative and impactful programs

You can learn more about the IIE Heiskell awardees and previously awarded programs on the program’s webpage.


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