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Administrative Leaders


Dr. Michael J. Benedik is Vice Provost And Chief International Officer for Texas A&M University. He is an advisor to the Provost and President and provides leadership for campuswide initiatives in concert with the provost, deans, vice presidents, and the dean of faculties. He currently facilitates multi-college interdisciplinary curricular programs, academic strategic planning, and cross-campus initiatives. 


Chad Wootton serves as Associate Vice President for External Affairs in the Office of the Provost and coordinates Global Partnership Resources, Signature International Service Providers, is the liaison to the Vice Provost and International Programs Committee on global engagement operations. He facilitates the International Advisory Board, serves on the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation and on the Board of Directors of the McAllen Economic Development Corporation, serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Public & Land Grant Universities and Vice Chair of the national Commission on Economic & Community Engagement. In addition, he contributes in volunteer roles and civic organizations across Texas.

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Dr. Suzanne Droleskey is the Executive Director, Effectiveness and is responsible for administrative oversight of accountability, assessment, and continuous improvement efforts, as well as assisting with various administrative tasks such as strategic planning and facilitating certain processes for the Soltis Center for Education and Research in Costa Rica. She provides leadership for the Texas A&M University facility in Mexico, Mexico Partnership Services, and serves as a liaison for data related to globally focused high impact learning experiences, international engagement, and world rankings. She also has oversight of tracking and data retention for academic agreements between Texas A&M University and entities abroad. Dr. Droleskey has been involved with international program support at Texas A&M since 1989, overseeing the International Student Services, Study Abroad, and Sponsored Student Programs offices throughout her career.