Record numbers of international students are enrolling in colleges and universities in the United States. Internationalization of the college campus has gone from being a phenomenon driven by the desire of foreigners to study, work, and eventually settle in the United States to being driven by a conscious effort by college administrators to increase diversity on campuses in order to produce students who are better prepared to excel in today’s connected world. (Ping, 1999) This has introduced new challenges to the field of student affairs. Student affairs professionals are not only busy finding ways to attract and retain more international students, but  to make the learning experience most rewarding for them, as well as making the most of their presence on campus to enhance the learning experiences of their hosts.

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