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API at NAFSA 2018

We look forward to seeing friends and colleagues and making new relationships at the NAFSA 2018 Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, PA. If you are also attending the conference, please stop by our booth in the exhibit hall (booth #1605), and look for the following API staff members in attendance: Amy Whitish-Temple – Regional Director [...]

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API Advisory Board

Mission of the API Advisory Board

The API Advisory Board seeks to provide API with tangible recommendations regarding academics, program policies, student issues and general programming, and to assess API sites and individual programs.

Goals of the API Advisory Board

  • To serve as a sounding board for current issues in study abroad, and how those issues should affect API programs andservices
  • To provide feedback for future direction of API programs
  • To assess current API policies
  • To formally evaluate API sites and programs, and provide recommendations for improvement

Intended Outcomes of the API Advisory Board

Achieving the mission and goals of the API Advisory Board should result in the following outcomes:

  • Continued excellence in API program offerings abroad
  • Further strengthening of API’s policies and student services
  • Strategic improvements for stateside operations and program function abroad
  • Targeted changes to programs based on research initiatives
  • Extensive, independent evaluation of API study abroad programs
CURRENT API ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
  • Carolyn Becker – Texas Woman’s University
  • Yana Cornish – University of Georgia
  • Lynne Eustis – University of Maine at Farmington
  • Jack Hobson – California State University, Fullerton
  • Magdalena Grudzinski-Hall – University of South Carolina
  • Gregory Jabaut – Siena College
  • DeDe Long – University of Arkansas
  • Brooke Shurer – Meredith College
  • Kalpen Trivedi – University of Massachusetts, Amherst