International Enrollment Management of Underserved Territories – International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community (Facilitator)
Wednesday, May 31, 11:00 am – 11:50 AM (EDT)
Critical Approaches to Equity in International Education Practice
Wednesday, May 31 at 2:30 – 3:30 PM (EDT)
Gateway International Group is a proud bronze sponsor and contributor to the 2023 Rainbow SIG.
The Rainbow Scholarship is awarded to deserving applicants who self-identify within the community. The Rainbow SIG has partnered with Fund for Education Abroad to create an endowment for the Rainbow Scholarship fund, which provides funding specifically for LGBTQIA+ students. All U.S. citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher education and looking to study abroad are eligible to apply.
Anthony C. Ogden earned a bachelor’s degree from Berea College and then later studied at the SIT Graduate Institute where he earned a master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management (MIIM), with a specialization in international education. Dr. Ogden completed a doctorate at Pennsylvania State University in Educational Theory and Policy with a dual title in Comparative and International Education.
Dr. Ogden has held educational leadership positions at Pennsylvania State University, where he provided oversight in the administration of education abroad programming and worked in close cooperation with all 24 Penn State campuses located throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Back in his home state, he served as the executive director of Education Abroad and Exchanges at the University of Kentucky, where he Ied dramatic growth in enrollment and co-founded the Kentucky Council on Education Abroad (KCEA). At Michigan State University, he directed one of the largest education abroad offices in the country and provided oversight of diverse programming to support the nearly 3,000 MSU students that earn credit abroad each year.
Most recently, Dr. Ogden served as the senior international officer at the University of Wyoming where he provided leadership and vision in advancing comprehensive internationalization initiatives, directly overseeing the work of the offices of International Students and Scholars (including international student recruitment) and Education Abroad, the Center for Global Studies, and the UW English Language Center.
As an educator, scholar and three-time Fulbright recipient, Dr. Ogden has numerous publications to his credit, including co-edited books focused on the emerging issue of scholar-practitioners in international higher education (Symposium Books, 2016), the integration of education abroad into the undergraduate curriculum (Stylus, 2019), and a comprehensive compendium on international education research (Routledge, 2020). He serves as an external reviewer for numerous journals, including the Journal of Studies in International Education and the Journal of International Students, and holds faculty appointments at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies in Monterey and the American College of Education.
Dr. Ogden has been an active member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators since 1996, through which he has given numerous presentations, workshops and webinars on various aspects of international education. He is also involved with the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), the European Association of International Education (EAIE), and The Forum on Education Abroad. He has served on numerous international boards focused on higher education and was a founding member of the Fund for Education Abroad.
A noted international education expert by the U.S. Department of State, Dr. Ogden has conducted formal program evaluations in 25 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. He regularly offers invited seminars around the world on topics related to international higher education, most recently with Slovenia’s national agency for advancing international student and scholar mobility (CMEPIUS) and Thailand’s Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation (MHESI).
Dr. Ogden has lived in Japan, Australia and Cameroon and has professional experience in over 80 countries. He is married to his lifelong partner, whom he met in Japan many years ago. A member of Rotary International, he enjoys traveling, reading, and community engagement.
David Clubb is a global leader, educator, entrepreneur, change agent, consultant, project manager, and program developer with nearly 30 years of transformative leadership experience, raising standards and realizing sustainable results around the world in places like Belize, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Switzerland.
He has been a visionary leader in global engagement and international education, working across all domains of international education – education abroad; Intensive English Programs (IEP); international student recruitment, admission, and retention; international student and scholar services; international partnerships; global/intercultural competency; and internationalization of the curriculum and co-curriculum – to develop and implement strategic initiatives that are data-informed, results-oriented, and aligned with best practices. He has served as a faculty member and in senior administrative positions at several institutions of higher education, including Johns Hopkins University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Colorado, and Norwich University (America’s oldest private military college). Most recently, David was a faculty member at Virginia Tech where he served as the Director of the Cranwell International Center, leading a wide range of strategic initiatives designed to position the university as more globally oriented and internationally connected.
In spring 2023, David transitioned into the private sector as the inaugural Executive Director of The Cranwell Foundation, a family philanthropy based in Blacksburg, Virginia, whose philanthropic priorities are locally grounded and globally minded, aligning well with the work David has done throughout his career in the broad area of global engagement, with a particular focus on connecting diverse people and organizations who work across languages, cultures, and borders to solve shared global challenges.
David earned a Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies. He also completed the MBA Essentials (MBAe) certificate program in the Center for Executive Education at the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. David is also a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy (Pittsburgh Field Office). He is a licensed Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (ICS), and also administers the Global Competence Aptitude Assessment (GCAA).
Dr. Heidi Soneson has been professionally active in international education since 1983. She has held positions as Executive Director of Office of International Education and Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Education at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls and Program Director in the Learning Abroad Center at the University of Minnesota, among other positions. In her university positions, she has been responsible for institution-wide international education initiatives, international student services, and education abroad programming. Soneson has served as chair of the NAFSA Education Abroad Regulatory Committee as well as the NAFSA Education Abroad Consular Affairs Liaison Subcommittee and member of The Forum on Education Abroad Council. Soneson has published and presented on a variety of study abroad topics, including study abroad for students with disabilities, visa regulations for US students, ethical visa advising guidelines, GLBT concerns, study abroad in non-traditional locations, and strategies for raising the visibility of study abroad offices on U.S. campuses. Soneson has been responsible for education abroad programs and partnerships in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, New Zealand, and Scandinavia.
Dr. Heidi Soneson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Comparative Literature from Clark University, a Master’s degree in German Literature from the University of Indiana-Bloomington, and a PhD from the University of Minnesota in German Literature with a focus on travel literature to non-traditional locations.
Bonnie’s career in international education spans over 20 years with roles within ESL, Admissions and most recently Director of Education Abroad. These roles have been both in public and private institutions and organizations. Her career was sparked by her own education abroad experience and further evolved through work and living experience in Turkey and Switzerland. The transformative results of international education have continued to inspire and nurture her work in the field. Having earned a BA in English at UNC-Chapel Hill and a MA in International Education from SIT Global Institute, Bonnie continues to be a student of the world.
– Education Abroad and Exchange Management
– Partnership Development/Agreements
– Risk Management