Funded Grant Projects and Innovative Program Design

Governor’s Task Force for Internationalization of the Curriculum. 1999 to 2002. Representatives from the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Board of Higher Education, the Illinois Community College Board, colleges of education and the Office of the Governor to coordinate international education efforts.

Sino-American Scholarship Exchange. The Northern Illinois University Foundation, 1996-97. Provided advice for Chinese scholars and provided a lecture series for the university community.

Grant Award for Summer Research and Artistry. The Graduate School, Northern Illinois University, A study of Chinese Scholars in the U.S.– A Qualitative Investigation of Policy and Context. Principal Investigator of an eight person research team investigating the contextual dilemmas of Chinese scholars in the US, 1993.

Founder, Literacy Volunteer of Illinois. Organized civic leaders, librarians, business persons and educators to initiate a state wide literacy volunteer organization, 1979 to 1982.


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