USINDO is a founding member of the Joint U.S.-Indonesia Council for Higher Education,  along with the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), the American Association of Community Colleges, the Institute of International Education (IIE), and East-West Center.  The Council was announced on July 29th, 2010.   The full text of the announcement is available here.

The Council works to enhance U.S.-Indonesia educational cooperation through initiatives which complement official programs and address key long-term areas of the educational relationship. The Joint U.S.-Indonesia Council is bi-national, with U.S. and Indonesian co-chairs: Peter McPherson, president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (A.P.L.U.), and an Indonesian Co-Chair, plus Deputy Indonesian Co-Chairs from the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of National Planning. Each side of the Council involves individuals and organizations in their country in a joint effort to address a broad range of topics in bilateral educational cooperation and generate support.

For more information about the Joint Council on Higher Education Partnership, please visit: here.