Joël A. Gallegos
Joël A. Gallegos is assistant provost of international programs at the University of North Carolina (UNC)-Charlotte. Previously, he served as the director of education abroad at UNC-Charlotte and as the director of study abroad at the University of Toledo. Gallegos, who was the chair of NAFSA's 2014 Annual Conference Committee, serves on the board of directors for the World Affairs Council of Charlotte where he chairs the education committee as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the Fund for Education Abroad. He was a member of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) board of directors and served as chair of CIEE's Academic Consortium Board from 2006 to 2014. From 2007 to 2012, Gallegos served as chair of UNC's University Council on International Programs and chair of the UNC Exchange Program advisory board. He holds an MA in French literature from Bowling Green State University and was the 2008 recipient of NAFSA's Lily von Klemperer award.