International Programs, Council on


The mission of the Council on International Programs (CIP) is to promote, improve, and expand the internationalization of Iowa State University in the following ways:
  • Support existing, and foster new, relationships with other countries to further ISU’s teaching, research, and outreach missions 
  • Sustain and enhance an intellectually stimulating environment and a supportive university community for all students, faculty, and staff. 
  • Collaborate with campus partners to integrate international students and visiting faculty and staff scholars into the academic and social life of ISU.


The Council on International Programs meets monthly while classes are in session.

Current Members

Name Role Representation
Acker, David G. Member College - Agriculture and Life Sciences
Hallam, Arne Member Education Abroad Committee
Jamieson, Shaun Member Office of Risk Management
O'Brien, Brendan Member International Students & Scholars
Peters, Frank Member Study Abroad Center
Reason, Robert Member College - Human Sciences
Salotti, Valentina Member College - Business
Severson, Allison Member National Student Exchange
Sundararajan, Sriram Member College - Engineering
VanDerZanden, Ann Marie Ex-officio Senior Vice President & Provost Office
Ward, Jessica Member College - Veterinary Medicine
Whitehead, Rob Member College - Design



  • College - Agriculture and Life Sciences (1)
  • College - Business (1)
  • College - Design (1)
  • College - Engineering (1)
  • College - Human Sciences (1)
  • College - Liberal Arts & Sciences (1)
  • College - Veterinary Medicine (1)
  • Education Abroad Committee (1)
  • International Students & Scholars (1)
  • National Student Exchange (1)
  • Office of Risk Management (1)
  • Senior Vice President & Provost Office (1)
  • Study Abroad Center (1)


Senior Vice President & Provost