Search Committee: Vice Provost for International Education

Published February 27, 2020

Updated March 2, 2020

Dear UB Community:

I am pleased to report that the search for the next vice provost for international education is now underway. Dr. Munroe Eagles, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, has agreed to serve as chair of the search committee. Under Professor Eagles’ leadership and with the support of the search committee, I have every confidence that the search for the next vice provost for international education will be a great success.

The search committee includes faculty, staff and a student from across the university. I am grateful to the members of this committee for their willingness to assist UB in recruiting an outstanding individual for this important leadership position. In addition to Professor Eagles, the search committee includes:

  • Aviva Abramovsky, Dean, School of Law
  • Beth Del Genio, Chief of Staff, Office of the President
  • Alison Fraser, Assistant Curator, Poetry Collection, University Libraries
  • Venu Govindaraju, Vice President for Research and Economic Development and SUNY Distinguished Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Graham Hammill, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School and Professor, English, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Joseph Hindrawan, Associate Vice Provost for International Enrollment Management, International Education
  • David Holmes, Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Director of Global Health Education, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Bharat Jayaraman, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Lee Melvin, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
  • Peter Pranata, Graduate Student, Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Dorothy Siaw-Asamoah, Clinical Assistant Professor of Organizations and Human Resources, Faculty Director of Global Programs, School of Management
  • Katie Tudini, Assistant Vice Provost and Director of International Student Services, International Education
  • Margarita Vargas, Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences

We have secured the services of Isaacson, Miller to assist the search committee. Sean Farrell will be the principal from the firm working on this search, assisted by Marc St. Hilaire. Mr. Farrell has extensive experience in supporting executive and decanal searches for some of the nation’s leading universities.

The search committee and search firm will begin their work in March with the goal of completing the search process by July 1. Throughout the coming months, Professor Eagles will update the university community regarding the committee’s progress. Information will also be available on the search website – http://www.buffalo.edu/leadership-searches/current-searches/vice-provost-for-international-education.html.

Sincerely,

 

A. Scott Weber                                                                                      Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs