Great Lakes Colleges Association

Strengthening Education in the Tradition of the Liberal Arts


The International and Off-Campus Education Committee (IOCEC) includes the directors of international and off-campus study on member campuses and the directors of GLCA-recognized off-campus study programs. The IOCEC works on isues of international and off-campus education as part of a liberal arts education and advises the Deans' Council with regard to consortial off-campus programs. The IOCEC holds meetings each year, in Ann Arbor and on member campuses.

IOCEC Members

Hassan Rahmanian
Dean of Global Education
Antioch College
Debra Peterson
Director, Center for International Education 
Albion College
Jenny Kawata
Director, International Programs and Services 
Allegheny College
N. Daniel Gibson
Director, Oak Ridge Sciences Semester 
Denison University
Sue Davis
Interim Assistant Dean for Off-Campus Study 
Denison University
Kate Knaul
Director of Global & Professional Opportunities 
DePauw University
Gary DeCoker
Director, Japan Study Program 
Earlham College
Patricia Lamson
Director, International Programs Office & Director,
Border Studies 
Earlham College
Amy Otis-DeGrau
Director, International Education 
Hope College
Carol Vento
Interim Executive Director, The Philadelphia Center
Hope College
Margaret Wiedenhoeft
Acting Director, Center for International Programs
Kalamazoo College
Marne Ausec
Director of International Education
Kenyon College
Ellen Sayles
Associate Dean of Studies & International Student
Oberlin College
Darrell Albon
Director of International & Off-Campus Study 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Linda Earle
Executive Director, The New York Arts Program
Ohio Wesleyan University
Amy Weir
Director, Off-Campus Studies & International Students
Wabash College
Kate Patch
Director, International Programs & Off-Campus Study
The College of Wooster
Joan Gillespie
Vice President & Director of Off-Campus Programs, ACM
Associated Colleges of the Midwest


For more information on IOCEC, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Program Officer.