Address by Georgetown University President Robert J. Henle, S.J. at the National Association of Foreign Student Affairs Conference, 1972
Henle, R. J. (Robert John), 1909-2000
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs. Conference (1972)
Tape begins with Charles Deacon, Dean of Admissions at Georgetown and Regional Chairman for the National Association of Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA) region 8, giving a brief introduction to the conference and a description of who NAFSA is and what they do. Deacon then introduces President Henle who speaks on the importance of international students on campus. Henle says he wants every person educated at Georgetown to be able to understand cultrual differences and appreciate and evaluate those of other cultures without automatic hostility. He goes on to say that all people on campus need to interact, learn from and open up to one another and engage in reflective discussions to better understand their own culture as well as that of others.
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