Provost Steven W. McLaughlin has convened a search committee tasked with selecting the next vice provost for International Initiatives, following the retirement of Yves Berthelot. The search will be chaired by Adam Stulberg, chair of the Nunn School of International Affairs. This is an internal search open to members of the tenured faculty at Georgia Tech. 

Michael Toney, director of Academic Administration, will serve as search director. 

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Finalists Chosen in Vice Provost for International Initiatives Search

Four finalists have been chosen in the Vice Provost for International Initiatives search. As part of the final selection process, candidates will present an open seminar on the theme, “Connecting Globally: Achieving Georgia Tech’s International Vision”. The hour-long seminars are open to all students, faculty, and staff. Interested individuals can watch virtually in real-time, safely attend in-person, or watch a post-event video of each candidate presentation. 
                       
The finalists are included below in order of their campus seminar presentations. Additional details, including each respective candidate’s curriculum vitae, seminar link, and survey can be found by clicking on the links below. Survey forms for the candidates will be available through midnight on Monday, May 24. 

  • Bernard Kippelen, Joseph M. Pettit Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will present an open seminar on Monday, May 17 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Clough 152.
     
  • Michael Best, professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing, will present an open seminar on Tuesday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Clough 152.
     
  • Anna Stenport, professor and chair in the School of Modern Languages, will present an open seminar on Wednesday, May 19 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Clough 152.
     
  • Ghassan AlRegib, John and Marilu McCarty Chair in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will present an open seminar on Thursday, May 20 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Clough 152.


Virtual Town Hall Recording

On Thursday, April 8, a town hall was held for faculty, staff, and students to learn about the search process and timeline, and to provide feedback on the characteristics of ideal candidates. A recording of the session is now available via the link below.

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Search Committee

Adam Stulberg – Professor and Chair, Nunn School of International Affairs (Chair)
Jeff Cullen – Associate Director, Federal Relations
Irfan Essa – Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Interactive Computing
Marta Garcia – Associate Vice President for International Development
Michael Goodisman – Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Amy Bass Henry – Executive Director, Office of International Education
Aarushi Khajuria – Undergraduate Student, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Sabir Khan – Associate Professor, Architecture and Industrial Design
John McIntyre – Professor, Scheller College of Business
Usha Nair-Reichert – Associate Professor, Economics
Lakshmi Sankar – Regents Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Iyonka Strawn-Valcy – Director, Global Operations, Vice Provost for International Initiatives
Paul Voss – Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brandi Foley-Rodgers – Director, HR, Offices of the EVPR, President, and Provost (ex-officio)
Michael Toney – Director, Academic Administration, Office of the Provost (ex-officio)
Cara-Joy Wong – Project Support Specialist, Sr., Office of the Provost (ex-officio)