Date: April 22, 1999
Contact: Guilain Denoeux
Allan E. Goodman, president and CEO of the Institute of International Education, will present "The World after the Asian Currency Crisis" at 4 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Colby College's Pugh Center. The lecture is open to the public and admission is free.
Goodman will discuss the causes of the Asian currency crisis and its impact on the system of international relations. Goodman has held a variety of academic and policy-making positions, including executive dean of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and presidential briefing coordinator for the director of the CIA during the Carter administration.
He is currently president and CEO of the Institute of International Education, the most influential U.S.-based non-profit organization dealing with international cultural and educational exchange. The institute manages the Fulbright student and scholar programs. It also designs and implements fellowship, training and technical assistance programs for sponsors that include government agencies, corporations, foundations, universities and international organizations.
Monday's talk is part of the senior awards ceremony for Colby's international studies program.