Central Michigan University Executive Vice President and Provost Michael Gealt has appointed Jennifer Evanuik to serve as executive director of the
Office of International Affairs. In this new role, Evanuik will guide international efforts at CMU including international student and scholar services, study abroad,
strategic planning for internationalization, development of international policies, and coordination of campuswide initiatives and activities. She will report to Interim Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Ian Davison.
Evanuik has served the past four years as director of the global internship program and international plan at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Before becoming director in 2014, she was assistant director of the international plan and held several roles in international affairs, study abroad and global studies.
Evanuik earned her Bachelor of Science degree in French with a concentration in international business from Pennsylvania State University. She also holds a Master of Education in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education from the University of Pittsburgh.
Evanuik was one of four finalists selected by the eight-member search committee led by David Ash, vice president for research and dean of graduate studies. Other committee members were:
- Frimpomaa Ampaw, program director, educational leadership.
- Christi Brookes, interim associate dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
- Phame Camarena, director, Honors Program.
- Debasish Chakraborty, economics faculty.
- Cassandra Dehaan, international student coordinator, Office of International Affairs.
- Kathy Donohue, history faculty.
- Shaun Holtgreive, executive director for student affairs, Office of Residence Life.
Evanuik will begin in late October.