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International Studies & Programs Advisory Council


The International Studies & Programs Advisory Council is responsible for making recommendations to the Executive Director of International & Studies Programs. These recommendations include matters relating to:

  • International Students and Scholars
  • U.S. Students, Staff, and Faculty Abroad
  • Linkages and Partnerships to Foreign Institutes of Higher Education

Grant Information

For information on ISPAC grant guidelines and application procedures, you may view the online ISPAC Grant Application, or contact Cheri Lince in the International Studies & Programs office at (509) 963-3616 or

Council Membership

(last updated 11/09/2017)

Reports to: Nicki Kukar, Interim Executive Director, International Studies & Programs

Contact & Executive Secretary: Cheri Lince, International Studies & Programs

Chair: Yong Joo Lee, Professor, Department of Finance and Supply Chain Management

Member TypePositionMember NameTerm Ends
Ex-officioInterim Executive Director for International Studies and ProgramsNicki Kukarn/a
Assistant Director for Study Abroad and Exchange ProgramsSteve Cookn/a
Appointed1 Faculty from CAHCharles Li6/30/2019
1 Faculty from CEPSDia Gary6/30/2018
1 Faculty from COBYong Joo Lee6/30/2018
1 Faculty from COTSSteve Wagner (Chair)6/30/2018
1 Faculty from Asian StudiesVacant6/30/2020
1 Faculty from European StudiesVacant6/30/2020
1 Faculty from World LanguagesVolha Isakava6/30/2019
1 Faculty from Latin American StudiesVacant6/30/2018
1 StudentVacant6/30/2018


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