Global Engagement Committee Reports

The Global Engagement Council is a representative body of faculty, staff, administrators, and students who collaborate to coordinate the expansion of global learning opportunities. A major part of their work has been in the development of global learning opportunities, specifically KSU's Global Engagement Certification.

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GEC Coordinators 
Dr. Lance Askildson-  Senior International Officer
Dr.  Alison Mann – College of the Arts
Dr. Sandra Bryan - Bagwell College of Education
Dr. Pamila Dembla – Coles College of Business
Dr. Ardith Peters - Wellstar College of Health and Human Services
Dr. Terry Powis – College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Jun Ji – College of Science and Mathematics
Mr.  David Schmidt – University College
Mr. Ken Hill – Honors College
Dr. Dan Paracka – Institute for Global Initiatives
Dr.  Tom Pusateri – CETL
Ms. Dawyn Dumas – Division of Student Success
Ms. Karen Smith -  College of Continuing Education and Professional
Ms. Iyonka Strawn-Valcy -  Education Abroad Office 

Education Abroad Advisory Committee Reports

The Education Abroad Office works closely with the Education Abroad Advisory Committee of the Faculty Senate (EAAC). The EAAC is a standing committee of Kennesaw State University. It is composed of seven elected faculty members appointed from KSU’s Academic Colleges.
The Director of the Education Abroad Office serves as the Chair of the committee, with the Director of Global Engagement from the Institute for Global Initiatives and the Education Abroad Coordinator for Short-Term Programs serving as standing EAAC members. Appointed committee members are experienced leading education abroad programs. 
The EAAC’s responsibilities consist of recommendations for and the development of education abroad program policies and procedures, and reviewing faculty applications for proposing a program based on completeness of proposal, academic rigor, financial planning/budgeting, innovation, diversity, safety, faculty knowledge & experience, and previous success of faculty.