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 (Chairman since 2014; member since 2012)
President, University of South Carolina


J. David Armstrong, Jr. (new member, 2017)
President, Broward College

Bob Berdahl (Member since 2014)
Chancellor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
President Emeritus, Association of American Universities

Richard Bissell, NAS Representative (Member since 2009)
Executive Director, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Sciences

Victor J. Boschini, Jr. (Member since 2012)
Chancellor, Texas Christian University

Angel Cabrera (Member since 2009)
President, George Mason University

Allan Goodman, ex officio
President and CEO, Institute of International Education (IIE)

Robin Helms (new member, 2017)
Director, American Council on Education, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement

Linn Hobbs (Member since 2013)
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ronald Kassimir, SSRC Representative (Member since 2012)
Executive Program Director, Social Science Research Council

Bette Loiselle (Member since 2006)
Director, Tropical Conservation and Development Program, Center for Latin American Studies
Professor, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

Kurt Schmoke (Member since 2014)
President, University of Baltimore

Anand Yang (Member since 2006)
Director, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington