UCCS administrator to lead international push

By Staff


Amy Hill, director of the Chancellor's Leadership Class, will lead efforts to improve global education at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs by increasing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to study outside of the United States or participate in international field courses. The assignment is in addition to Hill's current duties.

Hill will work closely with a global education advisory board that includes Kyla Hammond, executive director, Enrollment Operations and Extended Studies, College of Education; John Harner, associate professor, Geography and Environmental Studies;Kim Hennessy, director, Human Resource Compliance; Donna Moraco, director, Language Technology Center; Anthony Shull, international coordinator, College of Education; Robert Wonnett, director, Student Leadership; Sarah Morehead, administrative assistant, Admissions Services; and Joanne McDevitt, sexual harassment officer, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Office.

During the next few months, Hill will collaborate with campus departments to explore:

  • Creation of a Center for Global Education to provide UCCS students, including international students, a place where they can inquire about opportunities and receive support.
  • Support and promote two-week international field courses and connect students to semester study abroad programs.
  • Train and support faculty and staff interested in leading international field courses.
  • Create policies and guidelines to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff traveling abroad.
  • Prepare a long-term vision for global education at UCCS.