Transborder Integration of Higher Education Institutions in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region: The Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez and New Mexico State University

Francisco Javier Llera Pacheco, UACJ
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This presentation addresses an effort by the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) and New México State University (NMSU) to integrate both university systems at the regional level toward the creation of the UACJ-NMSU Inter-University Working Group (IUWG). The presenter will discuss background information on the institutional relationship among Mexican and U.S. higher education institutions in the El Paso del Norte border region, the rationale behind the founding of the IUWG, its structure, results achieved during the first two years, and future goals.

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CONAHEC's 8th North American Higher Education Conference - Calgary 2002
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Join leaders and practitioners of higher education, business, government and students in Calgary, Canada for the VIII North American Higher Education Conference. Conference participants will work together to shape the collaborative agenda in North American higher education. We will review the outcomes of past efforts since "Wingspread", the first trinational education gathering in 1992. We will then develop strategies to meet the challenges we must overcome in the next decade.