Global Learning Advisory Committee

Global Learning Advisory Committee reports to the Provost and is chaired by the Director of the Center for International Education. Six faculty (3 from The College, 2 from the Williams School, 1 from the Law School) are recommended by the Deans and appointed by the Provost.

The committee will:

  • Serve as a faculty advisory board to the Director of the Center for International Education (CIE);
  • Assist with the oversight of CIE programming under the auspices of grants and endowment. This includes, but is not limited to reviewing student applications for CIE funding, coordinating and developing colloquium themes, drafting and revising guidelines for the use of funds;
  • Assist with study abroad program reviews and site visits;
  • Review assessment essays from students returning from abroad;
  • Make recommendations for new programming and assist with the search and application for funding.

Mark Rush, Chair

Ex Officio Members:

  • Cynthia (Cindy) Irby, Study Abroad Adviser
  • Yanhong Zhu, Chair, International Education Committee
  • Mark Rush, Director, Center for International Education

Six Appointed Faculty Members for 4-year terms (3 College, 2 Williams School, 1 Law):

  • Niels-Hugo Blunch (WS) - 2020-2024
  • Mark Drumbl (LS) - 2020-2024
  • Michael Laughy - 2021-2024
  • Pooja Thakur-Wern - 2021-2024
  • Michael Singleton - 2021-2024
  • Keri Larson - 2023-2026