Global Engagement and Competitiveness

Task Force White Paper

Posted 1-21-11 | 7 pg

Task Force Focus

The following questions are provided as a starting point for task force discussions and are not intended to limit the range of discussions.

  • What are NC State‚Äôs goals and strategy for expanding international activities? How do we develop an international identity?
  • How do we ensure that our undergraduate and graduate students achieve global competencies?
  • How can we facilitate faculty international activities in education, research, and service?
  • How can NC State compete effectively for strategic partnerships with international universities and other organizations?
  • How can we attract international students and faculty to campus? How can we capitalize on their presence?

Task Force Members

Mike Giancola (co-chair)
Director, Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service
Division of Student Affairs

Dan Robison (co-chair)
Associate Dean for Research and Extension
College of Natural Resources

Arash Dehghan Banadaki
Doctoral Student, Civil Engineering
College of Engineering

John Baugh
Professor, Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering
Director, North Carolina Japan Center
College of Engineering

Genevieve Bot
Graduate Student, Natural Resources
College of Natural Resources

David DeFoor
Technology Support Analyst
NCSU Libraries

Brand Fortner
Research Professor, Physics
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Eileen Goldgeier
Vice Chancellor & General Counsel
Office of General Counsel

Heidi Hobbs
Program Director, Master of International Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

David Jordan
Professor and Extension Specialist, Crop Science
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Carol Kasworm
Professor, Leadership, Policy and Adult and Higher Education
College of Education

Haig Khachatoorian
Professor, Industrial Design
College of Design

Bailian Li
Vice Provost for International Affairs
Office of International Affairs

Ralph McLester
Director, Systems Accounting
Office of Finance & Business

Thierry Olivry
Professor, Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine

Art Rice
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Research and Extension
College of Design

Scott Richardson
Senior, Business Administration
College of Management

Pat Sobrero
Associate Vice Chancellor
Office of Extension, Engagement and Economic Development

Hiller Spires
Professor & Senior Research Fellow, Curriculum, Instruction and Counselor Education
College of Education