EVENT – Risk Management Workshop for Faculty Leaders

Please Note: This event has already taken place Bill Frederick, Director of Risk Management Services, at the School for Field Studies and Natalie Mello, Director of Global Operations, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will be conducting a one day risk management training for faculty who will be leading short-term study abroad programs. Bill has been the Director of Safety at The School for Field Studies (SFS) since 2002 and instituted SFS Risk Management Education in 2006. He has served ...
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EVENT – Leading Abroad: Preparing Faculty in Best Practices

Please Note: This event has already taken place. Leading Abroad: Preparing Faculty in Best Practices in Health, Safety, and International Education Program Development With Keynote Speakers: Dr. Gary Rhodes, Director, Center for Global Education, Loyola Marymount University & Michael O'Neill, Senior Director, Global Safety & Security, Save the Children Details: Friday, April 9, 2010, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Madison Area Technical College, Downtown Education Center, locate...
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Chronicle covers how Colleges Coach Professors to Lead Study Abroad

Faculty-led study-abroad programs are indeed booming! While a great option for cash- and time-strapped students, these study abroad programs are not without their challenges. Preparing academics to manage the logistics of foreign travel as well as ensuring that the programs fit into the overall academic plan can be daunting, at first, but far from impossible with a carefully executed plan. Learn how Murray State and other universities have handled these challenges, by instituting a mandat...
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