Lochner Atkinson elected chair for NAFSA Education Abroad Knowledge Community

The International Division at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is pleased to announce that that Susan Lochner Atkinson of International Academic Programs has been elected as the chair for NAFSA’s Education Abroad Knowledge Community by the members of NAFSA: Association of International Educators for a term to begin January 1, 2022.

“Education Abroad is a dynamic and evolving field, and we continue to face new challenges to find new ways to educate our students and create innovative learning experiences for them,” said Lochner Atkinson. “I am honored to have been elected the Chair Elect of the NAFSA Education Abroad Knowledge Community to work with colleagues across the country and globe on these challenges and opportunities.”

NAFSA is the largest and most comprehensive association of professionals committed to advancing international higher education. The association believes that international education lies at the core of an interconnected world characterized by diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and well-being for all. NAFSA serves international educators and their profession, advances international education in institutions of higher education, and promotes international education and the policies that sustain it in the public arena.