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Donna Anderson

(608) 342-1726

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Donna Anderson is the Director of International Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  In this role, she provides leadership and support for the comprehensive internationalization of the university.  She works with the Provost and Vice Chancellor, Associate Vice Chancellors, Assistant Chancellors, Deans, faculty, and staff to create global opportunities; expand international components of teaching, research, and engagement activities; recruit and support international students and faculty; provide education abroad opportunities; and facilitate development of international partnerships important to the university's strategic plan.  She has administrative oversight for the International Programs Office which includes International Student and Scholar Services, Education Abroad, the English Language Program, International Student Recruitment, and International Partnerships and Agreements.

Previously, she served as Director of Education Abroad at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville (2003-2012) and Study Abroad Coordinator at Loras College (1999-2003).  Donna holds a B.A. degree in German and Sociology from Luther College and an M.A. in Education from Loras College.  She is currently enrolled in the PhD program in Higher Education Leadership at Colorado State University-Fort Collins (ABD, anticipated graduation May 2019).  Donna’s experience with international education began as an undergraduate participating on a short-term faculty-led program to Germany and Austria followed by a junior-year abroad studying at the Universität Erlangen, Germany.  She has studied, worked, volunteered, or traveled in more than 40 countries worldwide.