International and Area Studies office moves

The International and Area Studies Program in Arts & Sciences moved its offices to McMillan Hall from the first floor of Stix International House Aug. 4.

The program promotes international education for students and faculty both here and abroad. It includes Overseas Programs, the international and area studies major and the freshman International Leadership Program as well as Fulbright and other international grants and fellowships.

Those moving to the west corridor of the second floor of McMillan include Priscilla Stone, Ph.D., director of overseas and undergraduate programs for international and area studies; Toni Loomis, assistant to Stone; and Chris Riha, new international events coordinator.

Faculty members who hold a joint position with international and area studies also will join the staff on the second floor. Those include Mikhail Palatnik, senior lecturer in Russian in Arts & Sciences; Nicole Svobodny, assistant dean in Arts & Sciences; Steven Hause, Ph.D., senior scholar in the humanities in Arts & Sciences; Tony Ballantyne, Ph.D., associate professor of history in Arts & Sciences; and Letty Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of modern Chinese language and literature and director of East Asian studies in Arts & Sciences.

The main international and area studies office will be in Room 254.

The Overseas Programs offices will move its offices and staff to the west corridor of the first floor of McMillan Hall. The main office will be in Room 138.

The Office of International Students and Scholars, the group responsible for providing information and services to students, researchers, faculty and scholars from other countries, will remain in Stix House, taking over the first floor.