Governing Bodies

international table flags and CIE pamphlets

The Center for International Education and Global Engagement supports the goals of the current UNH strategic plan and that of the 10/24/11 Report to the President on Internationalizing UNH through the following areas of endeavor:

CIEGE hosts the following committees, which meet several times each semester to facilitate campus-wide engagement and decision-taking on policy and program matters concerning international studies and study abroad at UNH. Below is the make-up of these governing bodies for academic year 2012-2013.

University Committee on International Studies (UCIS)

Purpose: To oversee the IA Dual Major, consult on NH International Seminar series, serve faculty with international interests, and coordinate and lead communication on issues relating to international issues at UNH.  For more information about this committee, read the UCIS membership and policy guidelines.

2015-16 Members (tenure-track faculty, appointed annually, and current instructors in the IA dual major core courses):

    • Marc Herold - Associate Professor, Paul College
    • Molly Wallace - CIEGE Hood House Lecturer
    • Ray Cook - Associate Professor, CEPS
    • Jennifer Purrenhage - Lecturer, COLSA
    • Maingi Solomon - Lecturer, COLA
    • Kerryellen Vroman - Associate Professor, CHHS
    • Jerry Marx - Associate Professor, CHHS, and UNH Honors Program Director
    • Georgeann Murphy - International Research Coordinator, Hamel Center
  • Committee Chair: Jeannie Sowers, Int'l Affairs Program Chair and Professor, COLA
  • CIEGE Staff (Mindy McMahon, Catherine D’Auteuil, Gregg Orifici, Beth Kilinc)

University Committee on Study Abroad (UCSA)

Purpose: To consider study abroad policies and procedures, evaluate, approve and review all programs, advise on the development of new programs, and serve as an advisory board to the Associate Provost for International Programs on university-wide issues relating to study abroad. For more information about this committee, read the UCSA membership and policy guidelines.

2015-16 Members (appointed on an annual basis in consultation with college deans and other campus leaders):

    • Kimberley Babbitt - COLSA Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
    • Elizabeth Cilley - Academic/Student Services, Graduate School
    • Elizabeth Smith - Assistant Registrar, Registrar's Office
    • Andrew Colby - Registrar, Registrar's Office
    • Jennifer Logsdon - Academic Counselor, UNHM
    • Mary Anne Lustgraaf - Director of Memorial Union
    • James Parsons - COLA Study Abroad Coordinator
    • Dan Sedory - Clinical Associate Professor, CHHS
    • Daniel Winans - Lecturer, Paul College
    • Eleanor Harrison-Buck - Associate Professor, COLA and Belize Archaeological Field School Director
    • Andrew Kun - Associate Professor, CEPS
  • Committee Chair: Beth Kilinc, Administrative Director for Education Abroad
  • CIEGE Staff (Gregg Orifici, Beth Kilinc, Leo Meijer) + Charles Putnam (non-voting member, legal counsel)