International Education Town Hall
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February 20, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm TBD Coming Soon

NAFSA Town Halls

Recent concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus has myriad implications for the international education community in the United States and abroad. This Town Hall for NAFSA members provided context for the current challenges for international educators and shared updates on the travel restrictions for China.

The discussion will conclude with a panel discussion on possible talking points, collaborations, and responses. NAFSA President Ravi Shankar (University of Rochester) will be joined by EA KC Chair Eduardo Contreras (University of Portland) and KC ISSS Chair Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran (Georgia Tech).

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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar
University of Rochester
NAFSA President and Chair of the Board of Directors
Ravi Shankar has been in the field of international education for more than 20 years and has worked in various types of institutions, ranging from small professional institutions and community college to a major research institution. He was recently the director of the Office of International...

Eduardo Contreras, EdD

University of Portland
Chair, Education Abroad Knowledge Community (EA KC)
Eduardo Contreras, EdD, is the inaugural assistant provost for international education, diversity, and inclusion at the University of Portland (UP), where he serves on the President's Leadership Cabinet and Provost's Council. He also teaches graduate and undergraduate courses at UP. With nearly two...

Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran

Georgia Institute of Technology
Chair of the Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KC ISSS)
Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran serves as director for international student and scholar services at Georgia Institute of Technology overseeing immigration and support services for international students, scholars, and families. Tina holds a master's degree of business administration from Clemson...