Purposeful Internationalization

A Common-Good Approach of Global Engagement





Internationalization, Common Good, Ethical Internationalization, Purposeful Internationalization, International Collaborations, Global Engagement, Student Mobility


Internationalization strategies are becoming pervasive within HEIs, but a common thread that aligns diverse international activities with the essence of each institution’s public good mission is missing. Some Institutions enact an approach that challenges the current mainstream Anglo-American construct of internationalization while contributing to a greater public good.


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Author Biography

Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez, University of Arizona

Santiago is currently a PhD candidate and research assistant at the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona. He also serves as a coordinator for CONAHEC´s student mobility program. His research interests are in internationalization of higher education, intercultural competence development and organization and administration of higher education institutions. Prior to moving to the United States, Santiago worked for nine years in México as Director for International Cooperation at the Tecnológico de Monterrey System where he later was appointed as the first Director for International Programs of the innovative shared services center.


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How to Cite

Castiello-Gutiérrez, S. (2020). Purposeful Internationalization: A Common-Good Approach of Global Engagement. Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education, 11(Winter), 93–95. https://doi.org/10.32674/jcihe.v11iWinter.1539



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