In case you are somehow unaware of the work of the North America Research Partnership (come on, get it together!), here’s an introduction to a policy brief that I worked on with the organization (the piece just came out today!):
U.S.-Canada Educational Exchange:
Academic Alliances and Opportunities
By Amanda Murphyao
As is the case with the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. and Canada have long had a cross-border flow of post-secondary students and educators. However, important initiatives are currently underway in Canada and the U.S. to recruit and retain international scholars.
Due to the expansion of post-secondary education programs and the demands of a globalized economy, Canada and the U.S. share a growing interest in cross-border academic initiatives, such as international student enrollment and outreach to professionals in the field of education. According to a 2013 report by World Education Services, the enrollment of international undergraduate students in the U.S. and Canada has grown by 40 to 50 percent in the past decade.
To read the rest of the policy brief, click here.