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Global Education Advisory Committee

The Global Education Advisory Committee is a standing committee of the Provost and Senior Vice President. It has three primary responsibilities:

  • Reviewing proposals for new off-campus international/intercultural programs or affiliations
  • Reviewing proposals for CWIL individual student travel grants, study abroad group travel grants, and faculty travel grants related to study abroad and intercultural teaching and learning
  • Advising on policy recommendations for the overall direction of Saint Mary's international/intercultural educaiton

Members of the Committee for 2016-2017 are:


Mana DerakhshaniDirector, Center for Women's Intercultural Leadershipmana [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Abrar FitwiAssistant Professor, Business Administration and Economicsafitwi [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Marc BelangerAssociate Professor, Political Sciencebelanger [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Rhonda TomenkoAssistant Professor, Communication Sciencesrtomenko [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Susan VanekAssociate Dean and Director Advising and First Year Studiessvanek [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Alice Yang

Chair, Global Education Advisory Committee and
Associate Director, International Education

syang [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Jennifer ZachmanFaculty Coordinator of Study Abroad Programs
Associate Professor, Moderan Languages 
jzachman [at] saintmarys [dot] edu
Kathryn MathewsStudent Representative, Global Studies, Class of 2017  


International Partnerships

Global Education Past Programs

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