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The Dean’s Report Fall Reunion 2010 The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 77 Years of Preparing the World’s Leaders Then… and Now 1933 2010 Entering Class 21 268 (GMAP - 65) Faculty 11 adjuncts 35 full time Tuition per Year $300 $36,256 (GMAP - $65,000; MIB - $42,436; LLM - $42,436) Average Age 23 27 (GMAP – 38) Gender Ratio 81% M 46% M 19% F 54% F International Students 0 39% (GMAP – 55%) (10% naturalized citizens) U.S. Students of Color 10% 19% (GMAP – 15%) The Fletcher Mission To educate professionals from around the world and to prepare them for positions of leadership and influence in the national and international arenas. To increase understanding of international problems and concerns through teaching, research, and publications. To serve local, national, and international communities in their search to develop relationships of mutual benefit, security, and justice in an increasingly interdependent world. Our Students • 73 Countries represented • Last year’s graduating students: 42% Public sector 31% Private sector 17% Nonprofit sector 10% Continued education • 407 Full-time Master’s Students (includes 64 MIB, 16 LLM, 13 MA and 9 exchange students) • 72 Active Ph.D. students • 63 GMAP students The Fletcher School Exchange Programs The Fletcher School provides many opportunities for students to supplement their education with joint degree and exchange programs with some of the world's leading professional schools and graduate programs. • The Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland • Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College • Hec MBA Program, HEC School of Management, France • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Germany • Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris, France • Instituto de Empresa, Spain • China Europe International Business School, Shanghai • Indian School of Business • Yonsei University – Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Korea Our Alumni: Around The World Our Alumni: At Work Our Alumni: 57 Fletcher Clubs…and Growing Global groups: *Fletcher Alumni of Color Association (FACA) *Fletcher Women’s Network (FWN) Services for Alumni Visit your Alumni Website http://fletcher.tufts.edu/alumni • Classmates • Networking • Social Media • Career Services • Library Resources • Fletcher Events • Hargens Loan Forgiveness APSIA Schools: 34 in the United States, Asia, and Europe Primary Competitors: • SAIS at Johns Hopkins University • SIPA at Columbia University • Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University • Wilson School at Princeton University • Walsh School at Georgetown University The Fletcher School is Known for: • Its first-rate faculty who operate at the nexus of theory and practice • Being one of the leading graduate professional schools in the world; the first exclusively graduate school of international affairs in the U.S. • Its multidisciplinary curriculum combining functional and regional approaches to traditional and emerging issues • The intimacy of the Fletcher community • Global innovation; i.e., the Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP), the Master of International Business (MIB), the Center for Emerging Market Enterprises (CEME), and the Master of Laws in International Law (LLM) • Its caliber and diversity of its student body • Its distinguished alumni in all sectors The Fletcher School Global Innovation…. Fletcher’s International Business Center (IBC) MIB Degree Program (Master’s of International Business) • May 2010: first graduating class of 35 • Total enrollment is 65 students • Approximately 55% international students • 56% Enrollment yield Fletcher’s International Business Center (IBC) CEME (Center for Emerging Market Enterprises) • Core programs, research, and publications in: Enterprise Strategy ● Local Capital Markets ● Energy and Commodity Markets ● Inclusive Commerce ● Sovereign Wealth Funds • Conferences and Roundtables from 2009-2010: Oct 2009: Emerging Market Local Capital Markets Mar 2009: Savings-Led Microfinance at The Fletcher School May 2009: Mobile Banking in Nairobi Oct 2009: Political Risk at The Fletcher School Nov 2010: Emerging Market Multinationals as Global Competitors • Corporate-commissioned and foundation-funded research and executive education projects in: Inclusive Finance Regulation ● Savings-Led Microfinance ● Sovereign Wealth Funds ● Food-Energy Tradeoffs Strategy ● Mobile Commerce ● Water Sovereignty ● Leadership in Emerging and Frontier Markets LL.M. Program in International Law Enriching international legal careers through the Fletcher experience 16 Students in the 2010-2011 class 87% International 38% Enrollment yield Applications from 35+ countries A year long program culminating in a Capstone in Talloires, France Eight courses, five within the law field Thesis presented at the Capstone Language requirement The High Table Series Brings top legal practitioners to Fletcher Networking opportunity for our LLMs Meets once a month GMAP: The Global Master of Arts Program The quality and community of Fletcher in a flexible format • 35 international professionals enroll in each session (March and July) Average age of 40 years 80% have 10-15 years professional experience 50% non-US citizens • Three terms, each with a two-week residency and eleven weeks of Internet-mediated instruction Begin and end at The Fletcher School Midyear residency at an international site • The Fletcher Master of Arts without relocating to Medford Eight courses Thesis Language requirement GMAP Update During GMAP’s tenth anniversary year, we celebrate with our 500+ alumni and current students around the world August 22 to September 3, 2010: GMAP March midyear residency in Brussels, Belgium October 15-16, 2010: GMAP @ 10 celebration in Washington, DC January 3-15, 2011: GMAP July midyear residency in Buenos Aires, Argentina Executive and Diplomatic Education The Fletcher School offers customized executive & diplomatic education in the fields of international politics, geopolitics, international business and security. Programs include: • Leading in Emerging and Frontier Markets • Diplomatic Training • Sustainable Development Diplomacy • Cultural Change • Issues in Country and Regional Management • Middle East, East Asia and Russia Training Programs • Energy and Environment • Climate Change and Sustainable Development • International Security • Global Dialogue on Geopolitics, Economics, and Security Executive and Diplomatic Education: Fletcher Summer Institute Every summer The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, in coordination with the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict brings together 45 mid-career executives for The Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study on Nonviolent Conflict, an intensive week-long course on the theory and practice of civil resistance. Fletcher-Specific Campaign Information Fletcher’s Transformational Campaign • Campaign driven by academic needs and institutional priorities • Coordinated effort to engage the Fletcher community and strengthen philanthropic partnerships with YOU • Comprehensive campaign: Annual Fund and Capital Gifts, including bequests, will count towards Fletcher’s overall goal • Fletcher goal of $100 million – 82.4% achieved to date as of June 30, 2010 Comprehensive Campaign Goals Student Aid $44.5M • Financial aid • Internships, research, academic activities Faculty & Research $42M • Endowed professorships – new • Endowed professorships – existing • Signature academic programs/centers/institutes Building Renovations $6.5M Annual Fund $7M Total $100M Student Aid • Greatest strategic challenge and priority • Positive correlation between financial aid and yield • Fletcher student average debt of approximately $55K • More funds are needed to attract and enroll more of the most desirable students from around the world • Goal is to double the amount of current annual award which is $4M Internships / Research / Academic Activities Our Goal: to increase our funding of student activities in three areas to provide a more enriching Fletcher experience for our students • Internships • Field research • Conference participation Endowed Professorships Our Goal: to fully endow faculty chairs for both existing and new faculty Endowed Professorships Created Within Campaign • Walter B. Wriston Chair in International Finance and Banking • Constantine Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and Southeastern European Studies • Shelby Cullom Davis Professorship of International Business (Planned Gift) • Henry J. Leir Professorship of Refugee and Migration Studies • H. Jon and Betsey Rosenbaum Professorship of Commercial Diplomacy (Planned Gift) • Thomas Schmidheiny Professorship in International Business Endowed Professorships In Progress • Lord Lionel Robbins Professorship of Interdisciplinarian Studies • Korean Studies Professorship • International Environment and Resource Policy Studies Professorship • Professorship of Diplomatic Studies Annual Fund The Fletcher Fund Giving $1,600,000 $1,386,303 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,363,503 $1,342,547 $1,215,823 $1,200,000 $1,048,273 $1,000,000 $907,531 $826,995 $779,144 $800,000 $600,000 $400,000 $200,000 $- FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 FY10 FY11 (Goal) Annual Fund 35% The Fletcher Fund Participation 30% 29% 30% 27% 27% 27% 27% 26% 25% 24% 24% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 FY10 FY11 (Goal) Fletcher and Planned Giving A bequest from Austin B. Fletcher led to the creation of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy The Austin B. Fletcher Society • The Austin B. Fletcher Society recognizes those who have provided for Fletcher in their estate plans Examples of Planned Gifts • Naming Fletcher as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy • A gift that provides the donor and their loved ones with income and ultimately distributes to The Fletcher School (a charitable gift annuity or a charitable trust) • A bequest to The Fletcher School in a will or trust Fletcher’s Transformational Campaign • Many of these gifts can be counted towards Fletcher’s campaign goals • Gifts can be unrestricted or be designated for a particular purpose Global Outreach Fletcher Marketing Campaigns The Fletcher School Website: fletcher.tufts.edu • More than 65,000 unique monthly visitors; increase of 20% over past two years • Frequent updates featuring: blogs, video, live chats, feature writing, profiles and news announcements; first point-of-entry for many prospective students • Major update to news and content management platform arrives in early 2011 Fletcher Advertising: A New Voice for Greater Impact • Introduced in late 2008, Fletcher’s latest advertising campaign uses creative messaging to highlight unique community, brand strengths and success stories • Campaign will have design update in late 2010, with additional messaging • Online, print, local and merchandise advertising Managing Media: Social Networks and Public Relations • Coverage in international media outlets has increased 60% since 2007; First-tier outlets include Associated Press, Reuters, CNN, Boston Globe, NPR, BBC, US News & World Report, The Economist • Frequent social media participation has allowed for redistribution of news coverage, announcements and point-of-pride mentions; more than 2,500 followers • Cost-effective campaigns to heighten awareness of Fletcher expertise and success Become involved Stay connected Support The Fletcher School http://fletcher.tufts.edu/
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