There is one summary for H.R.509. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/02/2005)

International Studies in Higher Education Act of 2005 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise requirements and reauthorize appropriations for title VI International Education Programs, including: (1) international and foreign language studies; (2) business and international education programs; and (3) the Institute for International Public Policy.

Authorizes the Secretary of Education to use up to one percent of title VI funds for evaluation, outreach, and dissemination.

Establishes an independent International Higher Education Advisory Board to advise Congress and the Secretary on title VI programs in relation to national needs with respect to homeland security, international education, international affairs, and foreign language training.

Sets forth requirements relating to: (1) U.S. Government agency recruiter access to students and student recruiting information; (2) safety in programs of student travel and study abroad; and (3) a national study of foreign language heritage communities.