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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.

Until his departure from Texas A&M University, Dr. Randy Kluver supported 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 and the Confucius Institute. These projects are now facilitated by Dr. Robert Shandley who may be reached at

Additional information about the Confucius Institute is available by clicking on the following link:

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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