Colleen Wilcox | May 17, 2018
Jingyu Wang has been appointed executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s Beijing Global Gateway.
Wang will serve Notre Dame’s students, faculty and community of alumni, parents and partners in Beijing by facilitating programs that promote understanding, advance knowledge and address issues to serve the common good within a local, regional and global context.
Wang previously served as the director of Global Maximum Educational Opportunity Chengdu Center, an independent study abroad facilitator, where she forged relationships with governments, higher education, private sectors and nonprofit organizations in both China and the United States. She has extensive experience working with study abroad programs in China and abroad, working as a program coordinator at the CIEE program at Peking University and the head Chinese language instructor at the Princeton Beijing program. In January 2018, she was nominated and elected to a position on the Board of Governors for the American Chamber of Commerce in Southwest China.
She has served in various roles at universities across the world, including as a research associate on a two-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies to strengthen Asian studies at Notre Dame. Additionally, she worked as a lecturer in Chinese at Princeton University and was a contributing author to "A Kaleidoscope of China – An Advanced Reader of Modern Chinese" through Princeton University Press in 2009.
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