Romano leads University's Global Spotlight initiative
John Romano, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, will spearhead the University's Global Spotlight initiative for 2010-12 in the Office of International Programs (OIP). Appointed as the assistant vice president for international scholarship, a two-year rotating position, Romano will lead the University's international scholarly and academic agenda beginning Sept. 1, 2010.
The 2010-12 Global Spotlight focus will be on Latin America and the Caribbean and the pressing global issue of the impact of urbanization. OIP will sponsor symposia, conferences, lectures, films, and cultural events to address this topic and engage the entire University community in a variety of ways.