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November 13, 2013
CSU officials were in Washington. D.C. this week to be honored for their efforts to internationalize campus.
CSU President Tony Frank, Provost Rick Miranda, Vice Provost for International Affairs Jim Cooney and Vice President for External Relations Tom Milligan were part of an entourage on hand to receive the Sen. Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. CSU was one of three institutions honored by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
CSU was cited for its efforts to increase international student enrollment and enhance the educational experience for those students. Cooney has led the efforts to make CSU an attractive destination for international students, and those efforts have been rewarded with a 70 percent increase in enrollment over the past five years.
In addition to increased enrollment, CSU has established the first Confucius institute at a Colorado university, created new living spaces for international students and established working relationships with several international universities. CSU has also greatly enhanced its education abroad program, with nearly 1,400 students participating in 2012-13.