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Study Abroad Committee

Membership: One faculty representative from each college and Library who has experience with study abroad programs, Director of International Education (ex officio), Dean of Students (ex officio), Director of Student Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs (ex officio), Faculty Member – Past Committee Chair (ex officio), Faculty Member – Campus Representative, Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (ex officio), Study Abroad Coordinator (ex officio). Members will serve a three-year term and can serve two consecutive terms. When consecutive terms have been served, a three-year break must occur before serving again.

Description: The primary function of the committee is to promote study abroad as a high impact practice at Austin Peay State University. The committee also seeks to support and encourage more students to participate in academically sound study abroad experiences. In addition, the committee is charged with making policy recommendations and reviewing proposed study abroad programs involving academic credit.

(Approver: Provost/SVPAA)

2021-2022 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term*
Michelle Robertson Faculty, CoBHS Nursing 2021-2024
David Rands, Chair Faculty, CoAL History and Philosophy 2019-2022
Michael Shen Faculty, CoB Management and Marketing 2021-2023
Charmaine Lowe Faculty, CoE Teaching and Learning 2021-2024
Sergei Markov Faculty, CoSTEM Biology 2021-2024
Nicole Wood Faculty, Library Resources Management 2021-2023
Tim Hudson Academic Affairs Executive Director, Extended and International Education ex officio
Greg Singleton Student Affairs Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students ex officio
Donna Price Financial Aid Director of Student Financial Aid and Veteran’s Affairs ex officio
Christine Mathenge Faculty, CoSTEM Past Committee Chair ex officio
Mickey Wadia Faculty, CoAL Campus Representative: Cooperative Center for Study Abroad ex officio
Marissa Chandler Staff, Academic Affairs Director of Study Abroad and International Exchange ex officio
Paige Williams Staff, Academic Affairs Study Abroad Coordinator ex officio

If you have questions, concerns, or would like more information about the Study Abroad Committee, please contact:

David Rands
Email:randsd@apsu.edu