Taiwan sent 49 delegates from top universities to attend the 65th NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo held in St. Louis
The 65th NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo defined the conference theme as “Ideals and Impact in International Education”. It was held at the America Center in St. Louis City, Missouri from May 26-31, 2013. It brought together more than 8,000 professionals in the field of international education for five packed days of training workshops, educational sessions, networking opportunities, and special events. NAFSA's annual conference provides a multitude of educational offerings for international education professionals at all levels of experience and in every specialty area.
A delegation with 40 members from 20 Taiwan universities attended the 65th NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo. The purpose of this Taiwan delegation was to promote international cooperation between universities in Taiwan and their global counterparts. In addition, they encouraged international students to study in Taiwan and recommended that foreign education institutions recruit students from Taiwan. The Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, on behalf of the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, arranged for a dinner to welcome the Taiwan delegation, along with the delegation’s coordinator, the Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan.