Who We Are

  • Susan H. Gillespie, Founding Director, IILE; Vice President for International Education
  • Jonathan Becker, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director, Center for Civic Engagement; Associate Professor of Political Studies; Director, Globalization and International Studies
  • James Ketterer, Dean of International Studies and Director, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program
  • Jen Murray, Director, IILE and Bard Abroad
  • Hannah Barrett, International Program Coordinator, Berlin programs
  • Gillian Brundrett, Assistant to the Director and Financial Coordinator
  • Trish Fleming, Study Abroad Adviser
  • Leiah Heckathorn, Enrollment Coordinator
  • Katarina Garcia-Renart, Program in International Education (PIE) Assistant
  • Kaitlynn Buchbaum, IILE Fellow

Donors to the Institute for International Liberal Education

The Institute for International Liberal Education would not exist without the generosity of its donors and friends. First of all, we offer our thanks to Jim and Mary Ottaway, whose friendship and generosity inspired the PIE program and has supported virtually all of our projects. We also owe our endowment to the Ottaways’ extraordinary generosity.

We also offer our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to:

  • Bob and Helen Bernstein
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Selma Ertegun
  • Ford Foundation
  • Gagarin Trust
  • Kellner Family Foundation
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Open Society Institute
  • James Ottaway, Jr., and family
  • Felicitas Thorne
  • Tides Foundation
  • Van Meeteren Foundation