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Global Faculty Ambassadors

The Vice Provost has identified opportunities for faculty members to assist with various university level global strategic priorities.  Faculty members serve in the capacity of Global Faculty Ambassadors.

Dr. Kluver coordinates the Global Opportunities Listserv, China Scholars luncheons and Asia in 21st Century Speaker series. He supports the development of strategic student exchange and international education programs for academic colleges and departments in the Pacific Asia Region.

He initiated and served as the Principal Investigator for the Corps of Cadets/ROTC Language and Culture Program at Texas A&M University for nine years. This project provided over three million dollars in scholarships for critical language study and study abroad programs. He also launched the TAMU Confucius Institute in 2008 and currently serves as the Director.  Information about the Confucius Institute is available by clicking on the following link:

Coordinates Global Opportunities Listserve, China Scholars luncheons and Asia in 21st Century Speaker series, serves as resource for colleges and administrators engagement with China.

Until his departure from Texas A&M University in Spring 2016, Dr. Chris Houser served as the Global Faculty Ambassador for the Soltis Center for Research and Education for several years. All questions regarding the Soltis Center may be directed to Dr. Eugenio Gonzalez in Costa Rica.

Office: Costa Rica
Office Phone: (979) 452-5568 (USA)
506.2461.9890 (Soltis Center Office)

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