Baruch College Dean and Vice Provost
for Global Strategies Jeffrey Peck Serves as Guest Editor for IIE Networker Magazine

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NEW YORK, NY- March 19, 2014 -Vice Provost for Global Strategies at Baruch College, Dean Jeffrey Peck served as guest editor of the Spring 2014 issue of IIE Networker magazine, published by the Institute of International Education.

Dean Peck and fellow co-editor Stephen Hanson, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Director of the Reves Center for International Studies at the College of William and Mary, wrote the introduction and collected an exciting group of essays on the topic, “Globalization and Its Influence on International Education.”

IIENetworkerSpring2014“As one of the largest organizations for promoting and sponsoring international education, including the prestigious Fulbright Fellowships, this magazine issue brings a more theoretical and academic perspective to a rich and lively discussion that often focuses on the important operational and administrative issues central to global education,” Dean Peck said. “Baruch’s own Strategic Plan and those of the three schools all highlight the role of global partnerships, exchanges, and collaborations for the future of the college. This issue of the IIE Networker will make a significant contribution to the debate both at Baruch and at institutions around the world.”

About Institute of International Education (IIE):
An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors. IIE’s mission is to advance international education and access to education worldwide by managing scholarships, training, exchange and leadership programs; conducting research and facilitating policy dialogue on global higher education; and protecting scholarship around the world. To learn more visit www.iie.org.

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About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.


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