“University financial decisions that fail to take the full… benefits of international students into consideration tend to underinvest in getting/holding on to those students”
- Part 2 of our 4 part series on pathway programs. For part 1, please click here
In our previous post, we discussed the potential of a Coordinated International Student Support Infrastructure (or, CISSI) model as a way of creating a holistic, monitored, and appropriately invested approach to supporting international students.
Key to this approach is identifying, testing, and continuously improving the services available to international students. And doing this takes appropriate investment: time, expertise, energy, and yes — money.