Region IV

Region IV

NAFSA Region IV is one of NAFSA's 11 geographic regions. Each region is governed by an elected chair and a team of representatives from the various NAFSA professional sections and educator groups. Welcome to Region IV!

Save the Date

Join us October 15-18, 2018 for the best event of the year as we present the annual Region IV Conference in Duluth, MN. With three amazing hotels and a conference center on the shores of Lake Superior, this will be an event to remember! We will have informative workshops, enlightening sessions and spectacular special events in a beautiful setting.

We will start our pre-conference workshops on Monday, October 15 and conference sessions end on Thursday afternoon, October 18. We will have some of our old favorites such as the restaurant and bar hops and a fabulous opening reception at the historic Glensheen Mansion.

Session proposals will open on April 30 and we welcome submissions in all areas of international education. We look forward to seeing you on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior this fall.

Learn more about the 2018 Region IV Conference in Duluth on the conference website.

Open Positions

Are you looking for a rewarding experience that offers new professional opportunities and contact with other Region IV international educators who are dedicated to advancing the field? A position on the leadership team may be right for you! Region IV will have openings for Chair-Elect, ISSS Representative, and Student Regulatory Ombudsperson. If you are interested in any of these roles, please review the position descriptions and submit your interest form.

Please contact Michael Nelson ( if you have any questions.

Chair-Elect Election

Region IV is thrilled to have two amazing candidates for the 2019 Chair-Elect position. Greg Wymer of South Dakota State University and Kimberly Gillette of University of Minnesota Crookston are both in the running to be the next Chair-Elect for the region. Review their biographies and prepare for the upcoming election! pdf

Newsletter Sponsorship

Please contact the Communications Coordinator. if you are interesting in sponsorship opportunities for our quarterly newsletter, the Region IV Round-Up.

Contact a Team Member

Do you have questions or suggestions for Region IV? We would like to hear from you! Please feel free to contact members of the Region IV team at any time. Think you would like to serve on the Region IV leadership team? Please check out the position descriptions and upcoming openings and submit an interest form.

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