Dr. Yana A. Cornish
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Global Education, Director
As a former exchange student herself, Dr. Yana A. Cornish knows firsthand the transformative impact of a global academic experience. Over the last decade Dr. Cornish has been serving as an international education administrator in a public education setting. With her Doctorate in the area of Education (Curriculum and Instruction), Dr. Cornish carried out administrative duties, taught, advised students, conducted research, published, worked on grants, and served on committees among many other activities.
Dr. Cornish has a successful track record in expanding education abroad program offerings and increasing student participation in education abroad activities. In addition, Dr. Cornish focuses her efforts on working with the campus community on risk management in study abroad, curricular integration of study abroad, assessment of student learning, securing financial support for international opportunities, maintaining financially sound operations, utilizing information technologies, and attracting diverse students to take part in global experiences.