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Councils and Committees

Notre Dame Global works in collaboration with committees that engage University faculty, students, and administrators.

Notre Dame Global Regional Faculty Advisory Committees

NDG faculty advisory committees advise on strengthening existing initiatives and imagining new opportunities regarding research, curriculum, programming, and partnerships in the region.

Contact: Suzanne Wilson (574) 631-0440 or via email

View the list of Regional Faculty Advisory Committees

Chesterton Faculty Advisory Committee

The Chesterton Faculty Advisory Committee advises on the academic value of the G.K. Chesterton Collection and provides direction regarding programming, partnerships, and future trajectories.

Contact: Geraldine Meehan (574) 631-7742 or via email

Committee Members:
  • Felipe Fernandez-Armesto - History
  • Leonard DeLorenzo - McGrath Institute for Church Life
  • James Lies. C.S.C. - Nanovic Institute for European Studies
  • Geraldine Meehan - Notre Dame Global
  • Vittorio Montemaggi - Notre Dame London

Latin America and Caribbean Advisory Council

The mission of the University of Notre Dame Advisory Councils’ program is to support the University’s providential mission to be a great Catholic university by involving alumni, parents, and friends in the life of the University.

Contact: Jonathan Noble (574) 631-9186 or via email

Council Members:
  • Dr. Michael E. Pippenger
  • Mr. Ignacio Aranguren T.
  • Mr. James M. Aviles
  • Mr. Brian C. Brisson
  • Mrs. Maria T. Cintron Magennis
  • Amb. James F. Creagan
  • Dr. Juan José Daboub
  • Mr. Raul A. Endara, II
  • Mr. Jośe. E. Esteve (Chair)
  • Mr. Juan Raul Humbert
  • Mr. Gilberto M. Marxuach, PE
  • Mr. Edward C. McGrath
  • Ms. Ximena M. Navarro
  • Mr. Rodrigo J. Perera Pacas
  • Mr. Carlos M. Sacasa
  • The Honorable Juan B. Sacasa
  • Dr. M. Alejandra Segura

University Committee on Internationalization 

The University Committee on Internationalization provides a forum for deliberations involving the wider University community in Notre Dame’s international activities, including foreign study programs, faculty and student exchanges, foreign language study, library resources, faculty development, and curricular and extracurricular international activities. Initiatives, ideas, and goals are discussed by this group and its advice solicited by those responsible for international activities.

Contact: Suzanne Wilson (574) 631-0440 or via email

Committee Members:
  • Dr. Michael E. Pippenger - Notre Dame Global (Chair)
  • Dr. Scott Appleby - Keough School of Global Affairs
  • Dr. Ani Aprahamian - Physics
  • Pedro Leone Bolsonaro ‘25 - Finance and Economics
  • Dr. Kasey Buckles - Economics
  • Dr. Ann-Marie Conrado - Anthropology
  • Dr. Marya Lieberman - Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Dr. Tengfei Luo - Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Mike Mannor - Management and Organization
  • Dr. Kate Marshall - English
  • Dr. John Onyango - Architecture
  • Dr. Jason Ruiz, American Studies
  • Alasana Suso ‘24 - Governance and Policy
  • Dr. Avishalom Tor - Law