Chrissie Faupel

Chrissie Faupel, PhD

Executive Director, Office of International Education and Development
Appalachian State University
eLearning Dean; MDP Trainer

Chrissie Faupel is the Executive Director of the Office of International Education and Development. She works closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor to implement Appalachian’s global engagement strategy and manages the day-to-day operations of OIED. She works closely with colleagues from academic and administrative departments on campus to assess OIED programs and to develop policies and implement policies and procedures for the office to better achieve the global learning goals of the University. Chrissie received her BA in International Studies and French from the University of South Carolina, her MA in International Education from the School for International Training (VT), and her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of South Carolina.

Prior to joining App State, Chrissie worked in the Study Abroad Office at the University of South Carolina. She also worked for SIT Study Abroad with their programs in Africa, South of the Sahara. Chrissie served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal.

A native of Alabama, Chrissie is married with two children. She is a gardener, a francophile, a fermento, a bread baker, an enthusiastic backyard flock owner, and a world traveler.