Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic this NAFSA Signature Program did not take place, but international educators from around the world were able to convene virtually at the 2020 NAFSA eConnection.

NAFSA 2020 takes place in St. Louis, Missouri May 24-29

Join us May 27-28, 2020 for the NAFSA Presidents and Provosts Summit during the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo in St. Louis, Missouri. The event will be hosted by Webster University at their Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis.

The Summit will kick-off with a leadership reception Wednesday, May 27, 2020. A rich program follows on Thursday, May 28 that promises to influence, innovate, and impact your perspective. Please see additional details.

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Registration includes complimentary access to the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo.

Michael Austin, PhD

Michael Austin
University of Evansville
Michael Austin is executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana, where he supervises both the International Office and the university’s Harlaxton College program in the United Kingdom. Prior to coming to Evansville, he was the...

Margee Ensign, PhD

Margee Ensign
Dickinson College
Margee Ensign is the 29th president of Dickinson College, which was chartered in 1783—the first college established in the new United States of America. Dickinson is recognized as leading institution in global education and was the first college to receive the Senator Paul Simon Award for...

Fernando Léon-García, PhD

Fernando Leon Garcia
Centro de Enseñanza Técnica Y Superior (CETYS) University
Member-at-Large, NAFSA Board of Directors
Fernando León-García, PhD, has been president of CETYS University since 2010, leading the institution to accreditation in the United States (WASC, ACBSP, ABET) and to one of the most internationalized universities in Mexico. Prior, he served as chancellor of City University of Seattle’s...

Latha Ramchand, PhD

Latha Ramchand
University of Missouri
Latha Ramchand was appointed executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Missouri in August 2018. Prior, she served as dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. During Ramchand’s tenure as dean, Bauer College grew enrollment to over 6,400 students...

Roger A. Ramsammy, PhD

Roger Ramsammy
Hudson Valley Community College
Roger A. Ramsammy, president of Hudson Valley Community College, has more than 30 years of higher education experience, including senior positions at three of the largest multicampus colleges in the nation. He is the former president of the West Campus of Miami Dade College and provost and chief...

Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil

NAFSA CEO Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Executive Director and CEO
Esther Brimmer, DPhil, serves as the executive director and chief executive officer of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Dr. Brimmer’s distinguished career includes three appointments within the U.S. Department of State, serving most recently as the assistant secretary for international...

Karin Fischer

Karin Fischer
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Karin Fischer is a longtime higher-education journalist with a focus on international education, including American colleges’ activities overseas, the globalization of the college experience, and study abroad. Her extensive reporting on international-student recruitment and the experience of foreign...

Jeff Riedinger, PhD

University of Washington
Jeff Riedinger, PhD, is the vice provost for global affairs and professor of law at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has leadership and administrative responsibility for the University of Washington’s diverse global programming, including support for international research; study abroad...

NAFSA thanks Webster University and Boston University Global Programs-Study Abroad for their generous support of this event.

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