International Studies Dean Chairs Program

Melissa Hardin, Assistant Dean for International Studies, chaired a study abroad program review in Sydney, Australia April 7-11. Before that she presented on a panel titled “Beyond the Approved List: Partnering with International Education Organizations” at the annual Forum on Education Abroad conference in San Diego, CA on April 3. Last month Hardin was on Capitol Hill for “Advocacy Day,” an event organized by NAFSA Association of International Educators during which constituents meet with state and national political representatives’ staff to promote international education. In February Hardin attended the annual meeting of the National Advisors Council of the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University in Indianapolis; Ind. Hardin serves on IFSA’s Executive Committee and Nominations subcommittee.