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Global Outreach

University Strategic Partner Teams

VCU engages with partnerships around the world that support initiatives of our academic units. University Strategic Partners are those affording relationships that involve multiple units on both campuses, support a variety of activities and coincide with strategic directions of the university. 


Fudan University, China

College of Humanities and Sciences John Herman Associate Professor
Global Education Office Emily Ferlis Director of Global Outreach
Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture Hong Cheng Director

University of Córdoba 

College of Humanities and Sciences Rob Tombes Vice Provost for Life Sciences
L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs Shajuana Payne Director of Student Success
School of the Arts Sasha Waters-Fryer Chair, Photography and Film
School of Nursing Alison Montpetit Assistant Professor
School of Social Work Humberto Fabelo Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

University of KwaZulu-Natal 

College of Humanities and Sciences Wendy Kliewer Chair, Psychology
Division of Community Engagement Cathy Howard Vice Provost 
School of Education
School of Engineering
Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves Associate Professor
School of Medicine Maghboeba Mosavel Associate Professor
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