Michele Petrucci, assistant vice president for International Education and Global Engagement, has been selected by the
Institute of International Education to serve as a mentor in its pilot
course, Connecting with the World: International Relations at Higher
This course aims to
familiarize university and ministry representatives in Myanmar with an overview
of how to establish an international office, and the role an international
office can play in linking with other institutions, establishing an
international presence, and achieving other institutional goals.
As a critical part of this course, a cohort of nearly
40 individuals have volunteered to be paired with participants in
Myanmar and provide virtual mentorship on a weekly basis from November
2013 through April 2014, and in an informal capacity through November 2014. These
individuals are experts in their field, have experience working in an
international office, and include professionals from a range of countries,
including the U.S., Canada, Thailand, and Indonesia.
Office of International Education