Appeals for greater attention to global education, or at least more internationally oriented programs among American colleges and universities, dot the landscape of contemporary history, from the 1960s onward.1 A few have had impact in the past; many have led to only passing response. The pleas for new commitment followed from passages in the cold war but more obviously from advancing globalization. The fact of incomplete response forms part of the context in which the current round of college and university initiatives takes shape.