Ann Stock, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, will travel to India November 26-December 2, 2011 to follow up on the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, the U.S. Department of State announced.

Her engagements in India come in the wake of the October Summit, for which Indian Minister for Human Resources Development Kapil Sibal visited Washington.

Per a statement by the State Department Ms. Stock will visit New Delhi, Chandigarh and Chennai, where she will meet with government officials, students, and members of civil society.

At the culmination of the Higher Education Summit there were no ‘big bang’ announcements in terms of new agreements penned but at the time Mr. Sibal expressed confidence that it had set in motion the mechanisms for future exchanges that could lead to more U.S. investment into the vast vocational education space in India.

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