Student Affairs International Education Committee

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Student Affairs International Education Committee


To enhance Student Affairs programs and services supporting international students and international education for all students, preparing the leaders of tomorrow in a diverse and global society.


  • Improve the social climate and academic success of international students
  • Facilitate greater interactions and meaningful cultural exchange between international and domestic students
  • Enhance the global competencies of all students and of Student Affairs staff
  • Improve domestic students’ appreciation of international students’ experiences and cultures

Committee Members

Yun Shi, International Education, Chair
Clair Bryan, Illinois Leadership Center 
David Chih, Asian American Cultural Center
April N. Garrison, Disability Resources and Education Services 
Tzu-An Hu, Counseling Center
Hsin-yi Kao, Illini Union
Jennifer Mendez, Asian American Cultural Center
Eunbyul (Emma) Park, graduate student – Educational Policy Organization and Leadership
Lucia Sanchez, graduate student - Spanish Literatures and Cultures
Jessica Strong, Undergraduate Admissions
Jeanette Weider, Family & Graduate Housing, University Housing
Kimberly Yau, International Student and Scholar Services