In this Issue:

Welcome New Members

The Forum welcomes the following institutional members committed to Standards of Good Practice:

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Sheridan College (Canada)

University of Alaska, Anchorage

University of Northern Iowa

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Dates and Deadlines

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Nomination deadline for Forum Council candidates

Thursday, May 25, 2012
Registration deadline for Standards of Good Practice Institute: Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety and Risk Management

Registration deadline for Forum/NACUA Clery Workshop

Friday, June 29, 2012
Nomination deadline for 2012 Undergraduate Research Awards

Sunday, July 15, 2012
Session proposal deadline for Forum European Conference 

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Standards Institute and Clery Workshop: Online Registration Closes this Friday, May 25

Don’t miss the opportunity to hone your health, safety and risk management expertise at the Forum Standards Institute on Health, Safety and Risk Management on June 12th and the Forum/NACUA Clery Workshop on June 13th. The Standards Institute features four sets of concurrent sessions on a broad range of topics that move beyond the basics of health safety and risk management. The Clery Workshop offers a full day of hands-on learning to help all education abroad partners understand the nuances of Clery compliance. Online registration closes this Friday, May 25.
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Forum Council Nominations: Deadline Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23, is the deadline for submitting nominations to fill five open spaces on the Forum Council. The Forum Council represents the interests of the field and plays a significant role in the work of the Forum. To nominate a colleague, or express your own interest, send a description of the qualifications of the candidate, referencing specific ways in which they can contribute to the Forum’s goals and projects; a curriculum vitae; and full contact information to .

Undergraduate Research Award Nominations

As the academic year comes to a close, now is the time to plan nominations for the Forum’s Undergraduate Research Award. The deadline for nominations is June 29. Not sure which students may be deserving? Check with on-site program staff and faculty; they should be able to identify students who have completed excellent research as part of their education abroad program.
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Contribute to a Forum Resource

The Data Committee’s STAIR working group is organizing an online library of organizational structures to assist institutions and organizations in strategic planning. Please email organizational charts, or questions, to When submitting your example, the names of current staff should be removed from charts to protect privacy. For more information on the STAIR working group’s projects, visit

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