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U.S. and India Commit to Higher Education Cooperation

The United States is one of the most favorable locations for Indian students with over 100,000 coming here to earn degrees.   Based upon a Higher Education Summit in 2012 and 2013 leaders from both countries agreed to fostering greater cooperation in the areas of faculty exchanges, research cooperation, using technology-enabled educational strategies (e-learning), community college cooperation, and greater higher education partnerships. Such programs help in creating greater opportunities that further broadens students and faculty’s perspectives on international educational issues.  Students live in a much more complex world and will need to learn how to work with others across multiple boards and time zones. India and the U.S. have strong relationships and similarities in culture that makes it easier to connect for higher education purposes. This connection fosters greater cultural awareness and international collaboration among colleges. The programs also have additiona