On July 20, 2015, a grouping of organizations active in the field of foreign language and international studies, including JNCL-NCLIS, sent letters to the leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees under the initiative of the Coalition for International Education. The letters express the concern of the undersigned organizations over the proposed FY16 cuts to Title VI of the Higher Education Act and the Fulbright-Hays programs. Read the letters below to find out more about the impact of these programs, the funding cuts they have received in recent years, and the importance that the funding be restored.

Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership

Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee Leadership