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NC State Global is advised by committees whose members consist of faculty and administrators from all of NC State’s Colleges and other key departments.

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Campus-wide Collaboration

The Committee on International Programs and International Operations Council work hand-in-hand with NC State Global to advise and implement university-wide internationalization policies, regulations and programs. Together, the committees provide leadership and coordination to implement NC State’s global strategic plan.

Committee on International Programs

The Committee on International Programs (CIP) is an official University Standing Committee with membership appointed by the Chancellor. Faculty from each of NC State’s colleges meet monthly and are responsible for advising the Vice Provost for NC State Global on policy and regulation. Members serve as key contacts for each college to provide a two-way flow of communication between International Affairs and faculty across the university. CIP coordinates the annual Jackson Rigney International Service Award and the Internationalization Seed Grant program. Learn more.

“NC State Global’s role is to initiate and create some of the opportunities, play a supporting role, but in the end these goals or objectives… can’t be achieved unless the faculty step up and do the work.”

— Dr. Rudolph Seracino, Committee on International Programs Chair (2015-2016)

International Operations Council

The International Operations Council (IOC) is coordinated directly through the Office of Global Engagement and membership consists of college or unit leaders who are appointed by their Deans. Members lead program development and implementation of NC State’s international strategic plan for their respective colleges and units. IOC is a key avenue to ensuring that global perspectives are integrated into all aspects of NC State’s teaching, research, extension and engagement. IOC coordinates the annual Outstanding Global Engagement Award and reviews strategic initiative grant proposals, such as the UGPN Research Collaboration Fund.

Ajaya Francis JonasDirector of Global ProgramsEducation
Robert HawkinsAssociate Dean for Academic and Faculty AffairsHumanities and Social Sciences
Soolyeon ChoInterim Associate Dean of Research, Doctoral Programs and Global EngagmentDesign
Peter FedkiwInterim Assoc. Dean for Research and InfrastructureEngineering
Robert SchellerAssociate Dean for ResearchNatural Resources
Jill BlitsteinManager, International EmploymentHuman Resources
Robert SandruckDirector, Global ProgramsManagement
Paul LiuProfession, Dept. of Marine, Earth & Atmospheric SciencesSciences
Jose CisnerosDirector, CALS International ProgramsAgriculture and Life Sciences
Xiangwu ZhangAssociate Dean for ResearchTextiles
Sid ThakurExec Director, Global One Health AcademyVeterinary Medicine
David ShaferAssistant Dean for Outreach and DiversityGraduate School
Holly HurlburtAssociate Dean in University CollegeAcademic and Student Affairs
Roger NarayanChair, CIP CommitteeEngineering
Jeong PowellDirector, International AdmissionsUndergraduate Admissions
Adrienne TuckerAssistant Director, CALS International ProgramsAgriculture and Life Sciences
Stacy BluthGraduate Student, PhDHumanities and Social Sciences
Amy CongerVice Provost for Global EngagementGlobal Engagement
Sarah OlsonDirector, Global PartnershipsGlobal Engagement
Elizabeth JamesDirector, Office of International ServicesGlobal Engagement (OIS)
Julia LawDirector, Study Abroad OfficeGlobal Engagement (SAO)
Michael BustleDirector, Global Training InitiativeGlobal Engagement (GTI)
Leah PeckDirector, Faculty Global EngagementGlobal Engagement