Founded in 1967. CASA offers intensive advanced Arabic language and culture training to members of the academic community-at-large who represent various disciplines in the area of Middle Eastern studies. CASA represents a consortium of thirty-four universities in the US in addition to the American University in Cairo (AUC) and Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan where CASA’s training sites are located. CASA is overseen by a governing council representing the members of the CASA Consortium and receives funding primarily from the US Department of Education, with support from the Mellon Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt. Director (US): Nevenka Korica Sullivan. Stateside Program Coordinator (US): Sarah Stoll. Executive Director (Cairo): Heba Salem; Executive Director (Jordan): Khaled Abu Amsha. Contact information: Center for Arabic Study Abroad, Harvard University, 38 Kirkland St., Cambridge, MA 02138 (617-495–4078; 617-476-8584 fax); email@example.com ). Direct membership inquiries to the address above.