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Michael Vande Berg

"The amount of energy generated by the process of opening new programs was considerable. We had faculty members and deans who were excited about study abroad…it generated its own sort of energy."

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Michael Vande Berg
(1995-1999)

Highlights of the Office

Marketing efforts are enhanced to reach out to colleges and faculty
Incentive-based budgeting model is developed to promote short-term, faculty-led programs
60 new programs come online
Semester direct-enrollment model is established
Student-centered approaches to facilitate intercultural learning are initiated
Partnerships with academic advising emerges
Deans' designees for study abroad are identified from each college


Reflections from the Director

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