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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.
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.
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.
Provides fiscal support for the IALC faculty, students, and administration.
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.
Advises incoming and outgoing exchange students
Advises students in Murrow College of Communication, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences majors Humanities-Z, Professional Programs (Nursing and Pharmacy), and undecided/undeclared students. Coordinates First-Gen programs
Advises students in the College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), School of the Environment, College of Arts and Sciences A-History. Coordinates faculty-led programs for CAS, Murrow, Professional Programs, Human Development, School of the Environment
Global Learning resource room management, reception and office and program support.
Advises students in College of Education, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, Carson College of Business. Coordinates faculty-led programs for College of Education, Carson, VCEA
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
Makes use of enrollment data and average yield rates to glean overall numbers for programs. Exercises primary oversight for course enrollment, scheduling, communication with departments and related registrar functions to support Academic English and bridge students through university study plan levels from confirmation to Academic English and/or bridge programs to progression and direct matriculation into degree-seeking status. Experience at WSU: 2014-present.
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 Bridge. Teaches English as a Second Language. Experience at WSU: 2013-present.
Leads system-wide retention efforts for international students and scholars with focus on removing barriers that impact success in and out of the classroom. Oversees International Center events, programs, and activities that foster community and promote inclusion
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.
Advises students on F and J immigration issues. Works with Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture to make sure students maintain their status while in the United States
Advises students on F and J immigration issues. Works with Carson College of Business, CAHNRS, and College of Arts and Sciences to make sure students maintain their status while in the United States. Organizes the international student tutorial and summer welcome programs.
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 to align a comprehensive suite of services for international students and scholars to foster an inclusive international community and thereby internationalize the WSU system. This includes oversight of academic offerings of the undergraduate and graduate Bridge programs. 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.
Supports the IP scholar operation from general inquiry to fee collecting, data benchmarking and other related support duties
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.
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