Following an extensive international search that included a highly competitive pool, we are pleased to announce the recruitment of Dr. Vivian Wang as the next vice provost for global engagement at the University of Tulsa. She will begin her new position on September 1, 2022. Reporting to Provost George Justice, Vivian will lead and manage the daily operations of the Center for Global Engagement and International Student and Scholar Services, and provide direction and strategic leadership in the internationalization of the campus.
Vivian most recently served as director of global partnerships in the School of Global Studies and Partnerships at Oklahoma State University. She earned her bachelor’s in English education at Shanghai Normal University, followed by a master’s in educational leadership studies at Oklahoma State and a doctorate in public policy and educational leadership studies, also at OSU. Vivian has extensive experience recruiting international students, establishing dual-degree programs, collaborating with faculty, and possesses a strong vision for internationalization.
The University of Tulsa is an independent, non-denominational co-ed university, a top-rated research institution welcoming 3,837 students (in 2021-22) from many different faiths and countries. Its unique undergraduate and graduate programs have attracted international students from 43 countries. Under the leadership of President Brad R. Carson and Provost George Justice, TU aims to become the best university between the Rockies and the Mississippi.
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