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2008 Executive Committee Member

JOE HOFF (at OSU since 2006) Professional Faculty, Director, International Degree and Education Abroad, Academic Affairs and International Programs

FACULTY SENATE SERVICE: Associated Faculty Senator, 2007-present

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS SERVICE: Study Abroad Advisory Committee, 2006-present; International Degree Committee, 2006–present (chair); Multicultural Study Abroad Advisory Group, 2006-present (co-chair); and AAIP Program Review Committee, 2008–present

UNIVERSITY SERVICE: International Council, 2007–present and International Student Recruitment Committee, 2006–present

SEARCH COMMITTEES: Associate Provost for International Programs, 2008 and International Student Advisor, 2008

Candidate Statement: Universities are the leaders in knowledge creation and innovation, potentially creating local and global-oriented jobs. And yet there is a lack of support amongst the legislature and general public for funding of higher education. Priority should be given to how OSU and Oregonians are preparing for the global economy. I would like to work with the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate to work on advocacy with the legislature and the general public as well as collaborate with students, faculty and staff to work toward responding to future challenges faced by OSU.