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International Program Advisory Council

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Inaugurated in January 2023, the International Program Advisory Council (IPAC) is an exemplary group of international education professionals charged with counseling CIEE leadership to carry forward CIEE's 75-year history of delivering the highest quality study abroad and international education programs. 

IPAC advises CIEE leadership in three distinct areas:

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Thought Leadership

To foster an inclusive international educational experience for students from all backgrounds and academic majors, IPAC considers emerging trends in higher education and international academic programs to address traditional and recommend new methods of delivering international education.

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Program Quality

IPAC recommends program quality improvements to enhance academic quality, intercultural learning, student learning, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and student health and safety.

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Program Development

To promote academically rigorous and culturally-rich programming, IPAC submits recommendations on program development, including program elements, locations, and delivery techniques.


IPAC is a collaborative body of seasoned leaders in international education selected from CIEE’s partner colleges and universities. IPAC members are experienced international program administrators, faculty, and deans from schools that use CIEE programs to support their international program goals.

CIEE’s International Program Advisory Council includes:

Noah Rost

Arizona State University    
Director, Global Education Office

Lorien Romito 

Babson College    
Senior Director, International Education

Shannon Marquez, Ph.D.

Columbia University in the City of New York    
Dean of Undergraduate Global Engagement and Director of the Columbia University Center of Undergraduate Global Engagement (UGE)

Katy A. Crossley-Frolick, Ph.D.

Denison University    
Executive Director, Center for Global Programs

Nick Gozik, Ph.D.

Elon University    
Dean of Global Education

Craig Rinker

Georgetown University    
Director of Global Education

Tonija Hope, Ph.D.

Howard University    
Director, Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center

Amanda Roshan-Rawaan

Indiana University    
Associate Director, Overseas Study

Kate Fox Manni

Penn State University    
Director of Education Abroad 

Dan Waite, Ph.D.

Rutgers University   
Executive Director, Rutgers Global-Study Abroad

Casey Love, Ph.D.

Tulane University    
Associate Dean and Director, Global Education, Newcomb-Tulane College

Sylvie Burnet-Jones

University of Colorado-Boulder   
Director, Education Abroad

Kate Gerken

University of Kansas    
Program Manager, Study Abroad and Global Engagement

Ryan Larsen, Ph.D.

Western Washington University Executive Director, Institute for Global Engagemen

Kallan Picha

Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison    
Director of Global Programs and Partnerships

Amy Lancaster

Wofford College   
Dean of International Programs

Wolfram Latsch

Unviersity of Washington   
Study Abroad Director