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Global Outreach

International Students and Scholars Advisory Panel

The International Student and Scholar Advisory Panel deliberates and advises on issues and concerns of international students and scholars as well as those of hosting academic units and faculty, and responses to those issues and concerns. The panel meets 2 times per academic year, though subgroups may elect to meet more often around a specific topic or project.

Charge

The International Student and Scholar Advisory Panel members are charged with identifying strategies to support the retention and success of f talented international students and scholars in a range of disciplines and increasing the visibility and contributions of international students and scholars at VCU.  Panel member duties include advising GEO on how best to:

  • Implement and sustain an ongoing assessment of the University’s commitment to global engagement as it directly relates to international students and scholars;
  • Implement and assess its strategic initiatives and programming directly related to international students and scholars;
  • Refine and implement assessment metrics and reports of GEO’s International Student and Scholar Programs;
  • Capture and incorporate the perspectives of colleagues and international students and scholars within their units.

Membership

College of Humanities and Sciences James Mays Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Division of Strategic Enrollment Management Ashlyn Anderson Undergraduate Advising
Division of Strategic Enrollment Management Vison Luck Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
Division of Student Affairs  Katherine Hill Interim Assistant Dean
Global Education Office Amber Bennett Hill Director of International Student and Scholar Program and English Language Programs
Human Resources Meredith Lane Human Resource Consultant
International Scholar Paolo Catasti School of Business
International Student Graduate Weijian Zhou School of the Arts
International Student Undergraduate Walter Anyanwu College of Humanities and Sciences
Personnel Administrators Lydia Zirkle School of Medicine
School of the Arts James Wiznerowicz  Interim Assistant Chair 
School of Business Dan Salandro Chair of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
School of Education Julie Gorlewski Department Chair, Teaching and Learning
School of Medicine Omar Abubaker Chair
University College Shajuana Payne Executive Director of Advising 


 
 

 

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