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Texas International Education Consortium

1103 West 24Th Street

Austin, Texas 78705

United States

Company Description

For 31 years, TIEC has been providing its participating institutions with assistance on both sides of the international study equation-recruiting international students to attend universities in Texas and facilitating study abroad for Texas students. As ... more

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Employment History

International Education Consultant

Independent Consultant



Electrical Engineering

Purdue University


Electrical Engineering

Purdue University

Ph. D.

University of Michigan

first electrical engineering degree

Kabul University

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Nick L. Poulton, Ph.D. -Â President Emeritus of the Texas International Education Consortium

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Nick L. Poulton, Ph.D. has over 40 years experience in planning, research, and academic leadership positions in American higher educational and in international educational settings. He is a seasoned project manager and planner for international learning initiatives. Dr. Poulton is President Emeritus of the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), which draws professional resources from Texas public universities to pursue international educational opportunities.

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Nick L. Poulton, Ph.D. Strategic Initiatives - Partners

Nick L. Poulton, Ph.D.
Nick L. Poulton, Ph.D. is a Senior Associate with Strategic Initiatives Inc. He is the President Emeritus of the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), an association of 32 public universities in the State of Texas for international education. He has spent over 30 years in project management and program administration, specializing in strategic planning, policy analysis, institutional design, and financial management. He has advised university presidents and senior officials, both in the U.S. and overseas, on strategic planning, management organization, and administrative operations.
Dr. Poulton has managed international education, training, and development projects for 20 years in more than 15 countries, including nine years in residence in Indonesia, Pakistan, Fiji (and the South Pacific), and Afghanistan (where he participated in developing the first electrical engineering degree at Kabul University, Faculty of Engineering). Dr. Poulton's involvement in recent projects at TIEC include the design of a private, four-year university in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia; design of a private college for women in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; strategic planning at the University of Qatar; new university feasibility studies in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, and Senegal; design of the Academic Bridge Program for the Qatar Foundation's Education City; and higher education management development in Hungary and Morocco.
Specializing in the feasibility, design, and development of new private universities in the Middle East, Dr. Poulton has for the past three years directed 18 consulting teams involving more that 65 faculty and administrative experts in the design, development, and initial operation of Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University that recently opened in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Poulton has held administrative positions to the University of Michigan, Western Michigan University, and Purdue University. He and Dr. Norris are co-authors of A Guide for New Planners, currently in its third edition from the Society for College and University Planning.
Dr. Poulton holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a Ph.D. from the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Michigan. He joined the Texas International Education Consortium in 1997 and has served as its President and CEO since 2000. He has previously served as the Director of University Planning at Western Michigan University, and the Director of Planning and Development at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji.

SCUP Book: A Guide to Planning for Change [cached]

by Don M. Norris and Nick L. Poulton

A Guide to Planning for Change combines the practical insights of Norris and Poulton's earlier work in A Guide for New Planners with future vision and insight.
Nick L. Poulton is president emeritus of the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC). His career has spanned 40 years as a faculty member, researcher, planner, and consultant. He has served in administrative and planning posts in a variety of American and international institutions and as a consultant for institutions across the globe. As president of the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), he marshaled the intellectual resources of Texas public universities to provide consulting, language training, and professional development experiences for international colleges and universities. He and Norris co-authored A Guide for New Planners (1991) and their professional collaboration on a wide range of consulting and thought leadership projects spans 35 years. Poulton continues an active international consulting practice.

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Presenter(s): Donald Norris, President, Strategic Initiatives, Inc; Nick Poulton, President Emeritus, Texas International Education Consortium

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