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Council for International Exchange of Scholars Advisory Board

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars, the scholar division of the Institute of International Education, is well known for its expertise and extensive experience in conducting international exchange programs for scholars and university administrators. For more than sixty years, CIES has administered the Fulbright Scholar Program, the United States flagship academic exchange effort, on behalf of the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).


Harris Pastides
President, University of South Carolina


Bob Berdahl
Chancellor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
President Emeritus, Association of American Universities

Richard Bissell
Executive Director, Division on Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

Victor J. Boschini, Jr.
Chancellor, Texas Christian University

Angel Cabrera
President, George Mason University

Linn Hobbs
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ronald Kassimir
Executive Program Director, Social Science Research Council

Linda Katehi
Chancellor, University of California, Davis

Bette Loiselle
Director, Tropical Conservation and Development Program, Center for Latin American Studies
Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

Michael B. McCall
President, Kentucky Community and Technical College System

Kurt Schmoke
President, University of Baltimore

Anand Yang
Director, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

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CIES maintains deep ties with the higher education community in the United States and abroad, including individual universities and colleges, major scholarly organizations, and academic associations. CIES also collaborates with a network of bi-national Fulbright Commissions in 50 countries and 90 U.S. diplomatic posts around the world.

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