The Joint Council established three working groups comprised of over sixty higher education officials in order to make progress in carrying out the goals outlined in the U.S. – Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership.
WORKING GROUPS’ MISSIONS
Student Exchange: To assist the two governments in reaching the goal set out in the Comprehensive Partnership of doubling the number of Indonesian students studying in the United States and the number of Americans studying in Indonesia by 2015.
Joint Research: To stimulate and facilitate U.S.-Indonesian joint research partnerships;
Faculty & Staff Exchange: To enhance the exchange of faculty, staff, and lecturers between the U.S. and Indonesia;
Institutional Partnerships: To stimulate and facilitate partnerships between higher education institutions in the U.S. and Indonesia.
WORKING GROUP LEADERSHIP
|Student Exchanges Working Group|
|Chair||Dr. Wim Wiewel
President of Portland State University
|Vice Chair||Dr. Jack Bermingham
President of Highline Community College
|Vice Chair||Dr. Laura Armesto
Vice President, Chatham University
|Faculty & Staff Exchange Working Group|
|Chair||Dr. Reed Dasenbrock
Vice Chancellor of the University of Hawaii – Manoa
|Vice Chair||Dr. Doran C. French
Professor & Department Chair, Purdue University
|Joint Research & Institutional Partnerships Working Group|
|Chair||Dr. Bowen Loftin
President of Texas A&M University
|Vice Chair||Dr. Beth Stroble
President of Webster University