Refugee Students Gain a New Path to U.S. Colleges. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal.

This article covers the launch of Welcome Core on Campus on Thursday, July 6, 2023. The quote below is from Miriam Feldblum, Executive Director of the Presidents’ Alliance.


“This is a groundbreaking opportunity to increase equity and diversity in higher education,” said Miriam Feldblum, co-founder and executive director of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, part of a consortium of nonprofit organizations supporting the program. “This is aligned with colleges’ missions and their desire to nurture talent that is everywhere, even though opportunity is not. U.S. institutions are really thinking more about internationalization and asking, ‘What are we doing in response to global crises?’”

Read the full article from The Chronicle of Higher Education here.