International Association of University Presidents

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The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) is an association of university chief executives from higher education institutions around the world.[1] The IAUP was founded in 1964 in Oxford.[2] Membership is limited to those individuals who serve as presidents, rectors or vice-chancellors at regionally accredited colleges or universities.[1]

The primary purpose is to strengthen the international mission and quality of education of higher education institutions around the world.[3]

Overview[edit]

It is a non-governmental organization holding the highest (ECOSOC) consultation rights at the United Nations and formal consultation rights with UNESCO.[1] It is headquartered in the United Nations Plaza in New York City.[4] IAUP counts about 120 universities' representatives from 21 countries.[5]

IAUP is a founding member of the World University Consortium, a major initiative of the World Academy of Art and Science to design a global system of higher education attuned to emerging opportunities and challenges.

The association hosts a gathering of chief executive officers from universities around the world every three years.[6]

History[edit]

The IAUP was founded in 1964 by university leaders from the United States, South Korea, Puerto Rico, the Philippines and Liberia.[1][7][8][9][10] The inaugural conference took place in June 1965 in Oxford, England.[7]

Mission[edit]

IAUP's mission includes providing a worldwide vision of higher education, sponsoring effective networking between university leaders, and promoting peace and international understanding through education.[11]

List of Presidents[edit]

Partnerships[edit]

The IAUP partners with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education,[23] the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific, the World Academy of Art and Science, the European Universities Association, the International Association of Universities, the United Nations Department of Public Information, the World Bank Research Alliance for Development, the UNESCO, the Union of Mediterranean Universities, and Universities Australia.[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Official website, What is AUP
  2. ^ "International Association of University Presidents". http://worldforum.hct.ac.ae.  External link in |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "International Association of University Presidents". http://www.ia-up.org.  External link in |journal= (help)
  4. ^ Official homepage
  5. ^ "About IAUP". http://www2.convention.co.jp. 2014.  External link in |journal= (help)
  6. ^ "International Association of University Presidents Triennial". http://www.icde.org. 1 April 2011.  External link in |journal= (help)
  7. ^ a b Official website, history
  8. ^ UNESCO website
  9. ^ Mary Lebreck, Virginia Macken, Understanding Cultural Diversity, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1999, p. 115 [1]
  10. ^ Hans de Wit, Higher Education in Latin America: The International Dimension, World Bank Publications, 2005, p. 306 [2]
  11. ^ "IAUP". http://www.wise-qatar.org.  External link in |journal= (help)
  12. ^ IAUP XVII Triennial Conference, Yokohama, Japan
  13. ^ "IAUP XVll Triennial Conference 2014,Yokohama, Japan, Organizing Committee". http://www2.convention.co.jp. 1 July 2013.  External link in |journal= (help)
  14. ^ "Visionary IAUP president J Michael Adams dies". http://www.universityworldnews.com.  External link in |journal= (help)
  15. ^ "Dr A. Barham Madain". http://www.wise-qatar.org.  External link in |journal= (help)
  16. ^ "Mr. Barham Madain". http://www.zoominfo.com.  External link in |journal= (help)
  17. ^ "IAUP". http://www.edenorg.com.  External link in |journal= (help)
  18. ^ "IAUP Archive". http://archive-org.com.  External link in |journal= (help)
  19. ^ "IAUP CSUS". http://www.csus.edu.  External link in |journal= (help)
  20. ^ "Rectores del Mundo se Reúnen en la UAG en el Encuentro de la IAUP". http://contenidos.uag.mx. 15 November 2005.  External link in |journal= (help)
  21. ^ a b "Legacy". http://www.khu.ac.kr.  External link in |journal= (help)
  22. ^ "FDU-fyi – October 7, 2008 – IAUP’s Next President". http://view.fdu.edu. 7 October 2008.  External link in |journal= (help)
  23. ^ "Creating global citizens". http://www.universityworldnews.com. 28 March 2014.  External link in |journal= (help)
  24. ^ Official website, partnerships