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Kruegel Hall desktop, web development, and data analysis support.
Overall management of area financials, business, and personnel activities for the Office of International Programs (IP). Manages the IP fiscal staff regarding all fiscal operations and budgetary matters.
Principal assistant to the Director of Finance to provide specialized grant support to the faculty and staff in IP in accordance with applicable university and federal cost determination guidelines.
Acts as first point of contact for students, faculty and staff for WSU. Performs a variety of clerical duties as well as respond to inquiries concerning office/departmental services.
Serves as the sponsored student liaison for IP Fiscal. Works directly with foreign sponsors and international sponsored students regarding accounts receivable and student account billing. Other fiscal and administrative support areas include purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, travel advances, travel reimbursements, and POS cash deposits.
Develops, implements, and maintains technology for International Programs. Manages CRM system, configuration of virtual server environment, support of third party software products, and development of web applications and functionality.
Manages calendars, including meeting times, locations, and logistics for the Vice President (VP) and the Associate Vice President (AVP). Coordinates frequent and complex travel arrangements, coordinates preparation of documents, and correspondence for VP and AVP as needed.
Provides overall fiscal administrative support for IP, with a strong emphasis on preparing complex travel budgets and making international travel arrangements. Other fiscal and administrative support areas include purchasing, accounts payable, immigration service center billing, travel advances, and travel reimbursements.
Paul Whitney, who has nearly 30 years of experience at Washington State University, was named Associate Vice President for the school’s Office of International Programs, April 24, 2017.
Back-end support of students’ study abroad experience including mystudyabroad software support, transcript processing, placeholder credits and grades.
Advises students in Murrow, CAHNRS, School of the Environment, and Vet Med on study abroad and other global learning activities. Coordinates Murrow, CAHNRS, and SoE faculty-led programs. Facilitates programs for returning study abroad students.
Advises students in the College of Arts and Sciences (arts majors), Health Sciences, and Vet Med.
Advises all students interested in exchange and partnership programs as well as students from the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, and students still deciding on a major regarding various global learning opportunities.
Global Learning resource room management, reception and office and program support.
Advises students in the Carson College of Business and the College of Education.
Provides technical assistance for monitoring and evaluation to international partners and researchers at WSU. Focal areas include gender integration, youth development, education, and social inclusion. Worked to develop innovative strategies for alleviating poverty, building capacities, and strengthening communities in Nepal, Indonesia, Niger, Liberia, Morocco, and France and consulted on gender and youth programs worldwide. Holds an M.A. in global human development from Georgetown University and a B.A. in international studies from Willamette University.
Has 10 years’ experience in development in East Africa. Worked on projects in Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda, and established NGOs in Uganda and Tanzania. Continues to oversee GPRS operations in Tanzania and several other agriculture and natural resources projects. Collaborates on proposals and serves as PI on USDA grants and contracts. Has a master’s degree in environmental science and bachelor’s degrees in general humanities (emphases in foreign language and agribusiness) and anthropology, all from WSU.
Directs the daily operations for the GPRS team, oversees grant and contract administration for all International Programs, and creates, negotiates, and manages WSU non-sponsored international contracts and partnership agreements.
Intensive American Language Center Faculty
Duties include reception, student assistance, correspondence, publications, and support for International Teaching Assistant testing. Experience at WSU: 2018-present
Teaches English as a Second Language. Coordinates professional development for faculty. Experience at WSU: 2018-present.
Fluent in Spanish. Enrolls Academic English, undergraduate and graduate pathways students in courses, works with departments on scheduling and advises students out of pathway. Assists with progression advising and leads midterm study plan fair. Experience at WSU: 2014-present.
Leads academic advising for Academic English, undergraduate and graduate pathways students. Leads English placement testing and tracks academic performance of students by working directly with faculty and staff. Experience at WSU: 2000-present.
Fluent in Spanish. Teaches English as a Second Language. Experience at WSU: 2014-present.
Oversees curriculum review and all testing procedures including the ITA exams. Teaches English as a Second Language. Experience at WSU: 2004-present.
Oversees the review and implementation of authentic materials and themes for Academic English and pathways. Teaches English as a Second Language. Experience at WSU: 2013-present.
Speaks Mandarin Chinese. Coordinates progression for AE and pathways students. Oversees CEA reporting. Experience at WSU: 2018-present.
Speaks French and Spanish and conversational Arabic. Teaches English as a second language. Experience at WSU: 2014-present.
Oversees English and discipline-specific academic support that is run out of the Learning Resource Center. Teaches English as a Second Language. Experience at WSU: 2018-present.
Speaks Japanese. Teaches English as a Second Language. Experience at WSU: 2010-present.
Helps coordinate IP-International Center (IC) events, services, and marketing. Mentors student interns, and supports co-curricular programming and IC initiatives. Assists with development and implementation of IC programs on and off campus.
Student and Scholar Advising
Manages and provides immigration services for all WSU department’s wishing to hire and/or host international personnel. Liaison with stakeholders regarding immigration updates and procedures. Works on complex immigration issues as Immigration Specialist in the J-1, H-1B, TN, O-1 and U.S. Permanent Residency categories. Assists as needed in international student immigration advising for F and J statuses.
Acts as the primary contact for the Global Services department. Manages international students’ inquiries and provides timely support for immigration-related issues. Collaborates with Global Services staff, international student advisors, SEVIS coordinator, and Director to implement policies and provide international students and scholars with excellent support.
Primary contact for international scholar and student intern inquiries. Assists departments wishing to host and/or hire international scholars and student interns. Contact for scholar programming and outreach.
Provides leadership and long-range planning for the team that supports the internationalization of the WSU system by providing a comprehensive suite of aligned linguistic, social and cultural programs to all international students and scholars to increase their success and retention. This includes advising, advocacy, career services and linguistic support through teaching Academic English and pathways at INTO WSU. Works directly with university faculty, staff and students in support of internationalization. Experience at WSU: 2012-present.
I work with the College of Education, College of Communications, and the College of Veterinary Medicine to make sure international students maintain their status while in the United States. I also am taking initiatives to address the mental health of international students while they are in the unique and stressful situation of studying abroad by providing weekly meditation sessions.
Works as the SEVIS Coordinator and PDSO. Manages international student information systems and oversees SEVIS reporting. Coordinates the many offices and branch campus locations within WSU that enter data into the international student systems.
Coordinates international undergraduate admission. Lead for international transfer credit, education abroad credit evaluation, and development of international articulation tables. Advises and processes international student applications.
Manages and coordinates marketing communications for IP Undergraduate Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing. Also manages and coordinates day-to-day special visitation programs assigned by IP administration. This includes Intensive American Language and cultural programs, and other visitation-based educational programs for students and scholars.