Exchange Visitor Program Subcommittee


Focuses on exchange visitor issues and prioritizes issues for liaison with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

Top Issue Priorities:

  • Continuing liaison with ECA
  • Learning more about ECA's plans to review categories used in higher education
  • SEVIS technical issues
  • The 24-Month Bar
  • Restrictions regarding clinical activities and patient contact
  • Subpart A and its implications
  • The cultural component of exchange and documentation of activities
  • Messaging to members and campus communities regarding the purpose of exchange
Exchange Visitor Program Subcommittee
Brian Groves (Chair) University of California, San Francisco
Holly Nigorizawa University of California, San Francisco
Chyvonne Gibson University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Lindsay Pepper Appalachian State University
Rene Gosch National Louis University
Mary Idzior Syracuse University