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Dr. William Paver

Dr. William Paver

Founder & Director, FCSA


Former Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies & Associate
Director of Admission
The University of Texas at Austin    

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Education

Ph.D. Higher Education, Washington State University

Experience

  • Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Director of Admissions, The University of Texas Austin, where he directed the Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC).
  • Member of the Board of Directors NAFSA Association of International Educators.
  • Member of the Board of Directors, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).
  • Vice President of International Education, AACRAO. Honorary Member of AACRAO (see citation).
  • Received the AACRAO 2008 “Award for Excellence in International Education.”
  • Director of the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE) Project.
  • Member of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Board of Directors.
  • Chair of TOEFL Technology Committee, Outreach & Services Committee, and Finance Committee.
  • Chair of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) committee on the implementation of computer based testing in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Chair of AACRAO Project Joint Russian Federation / U.S. Commission on the Mutual Understanding of Education.
  • Member and Chair of NAFSA Admission Section (ADSEC) team.
  • Member of the Immigration and Naturalization (INS) committee on the implementation of the student reporting requirements mandated by the U.S. Congress in 1996 (CIPRIS/SEVIS).
  • Twice appointed and has served on the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials. The Council established the placement recommendations used nationally to determine how foreign educational credentials are to be evaluated for the purposes of employment and academic placement.
  • Member of the Projects in International Education Research (PIER) committee. PIER oversaw the production of books on the educational systems of foreign countries for AACRAO and NAFSA.
  • Presenter at numerous conferences including NAFSA, AACRAO, SACRAO, European Association of International Educators (EAIE), The Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE), the College Board, and the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP).
  • Member and Chair of the Open Doors Committee for the Institute of International Education (IIE). Open Doors is the annual publication of census data on foreign students studying in the United States.
  • Member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Boards Committee for the development of a common application for students applying to public institutions of higher education in Texas. Assisted in the development of the graduate and international applications for the Texas State Common Application.

Publications

Awards

  • AACRAO 2008 “Award for Excellence in International Education”

Johnny Johnson

Mr. Johnny Johnson

Director, FCSA (California Office)


Professor Emeritus & Former Director of International Programs
Monterey Peninsula College    

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Education

M.S. Higher Education, The University of Kentucky

Experience

  • Professor Emeritus and Director of International Programs, Monterey Peninsula College (1994-2006).
  • Counselor, AP Coordinator, U.S. History and World History Teacher, Model UN Coordinator, International School of Aruba (1993-94).
  • Teacher and Sociology Instructor, International School of Kuala Lumpur and Inti College, Malaysia (1992-1993).
  • Resident Director, American Degree Program, Damansara College, Malaysia (1991-92).
  • Director of Student Services, Indiana University / MARA Institute of Technology Cooperative Program, Malaysia (1989-1991).
  • Director of Foreign Student Services, Ohio Wesleyan University (1984-89).
  • Director of Student Services, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Kentucky Medical Center (1979-84).
  • Director of Graduate Admissions, University of Kentucky (1973-1979).
  • AACRAO: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers: Board of Directors; Vice President for International Education; World Education Series Committee; Graduate and Professional Student Admissions Committee.
  • NAFSA Association of International Educators: Board of Directors (three terms); Executive Committee; Vice President for Regional Affairs; Chair, Commission on Information Services (COMINFO); Chair, Admissions Section (ADSEC); Chair, Region VI (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky); Chair, Region VI Section on U.S. Study Abroad (SECUSSA).
  • CCCCO: California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office working group on international and global education.
  • CCIE: California Colleges for International Education: Board of Directors, Vice President.
  • IIE Open Doors Advisory Committee.
  • National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials.
  • National Liaison Committee of AACRAO, CGS, College Board, IIE and NAFSA.
  • TOEFL Technology Committee.
  • TOEFL Community Colleges Constituency Committee.
  • TOEFL Grants and Awards Committee.
  • INS Joint Application Development (JAD) for CIPRIS system (precursor of SEVIS).
  • National Symposium on Foreign Educational Systems: Future Directions in Research and Information Management (Chair of Work Group I: Goals and Priorities for Research).
  • Milwaukee Symposium: Refining a Methodology for Comparing Foreign and U.S. Credentials.
  • Wingspread Colloquium on Re-Entry / Transition.

Publications

  • Authored and edited more than 20 articles and books on foreign educational systems, international recruitment, admissions, enrollment management, institutional mission statements and student affairs.

Consultations

  • U.S. Government: Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS); Office of International Training, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); U.S. Information Agency (USIA).
  • NAFSA Association of International Educators: Consultant on international admissions and foreign student and scholar services to several U.S. colleges and universities.
  • Private Consultant to several U.S.-patterned community colleges in Malaysia.
  • Made more than 100 professional presentations at state, regional, national and international conferences, including AACRAO, NAFSA, European Association of International Educators (EAIE), and Association of University Administrators (AUA).

Awards

  • AACRAO 2011 “Award for Excellence in International Education”

Dale Edward Gough

Director, FCSA


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Education

Master of Arts in Human Relations, University of Oklahoma

Experience

  • Director, Office of International Education Servces, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
  • Assistant Director, Office of International Education Services, University of Maryland College Park
  • Acting Director, International Education Services, University of Maryland College Park
  • International Admissions Coordinator, International Education Services, University of Maryland College Park
  • Acting Associate Director of Admissions, University of Delaware
  • International Admissions Adviser, International Education Services, University of Maryland College Park
  • Adviser for Graduate Foreign Student Admissions, International Education Services, University of Maryland College Park
  • Resource Administration/Research Analysis Officer, 470th Military Intelligence Group, Republic of Panama
  • Native American Studies, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Maryland State Representative to the National Associate for Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA) Revion VIII (Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and the District of Columbia) Team
  • Editor, Conference Daily Bulletin, NAFSA Anual National Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Participant, First National Conference, NAFSA Section on U.S. Students Abroad (SECUSSA)
  • Chairperson, Regional Workshop – “The Admission of Foreign Students; A Training Workshop”, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
  • Co-Chair, First National Workshop on the Admission of Indochinese Refuges, George Washington University
  • Foreign Credentials Evaluator for the National Credentials Evaluation Project, National Liaison Committee
  • Admissions Section representative to the NAFSA Region VIII Team
  • Participant in the joint AACRAO/NAFSA Workshop to Latin America; Member of the the team sent to examine the educational system of Bolivia
  • Member, NAFSA Executive Membership Committee
  • Chairperson-elect/Conference Chairperson, NAFSA Region VIII
  • Chairperson, NAFSA Region VIII
  • Consultant for NAFSA
  • Fulbright grantee, Commission for Educational Exchange between the Federal Republic of Germany and the U.S.
  • Presentation, “The Evaluation of Foreign Credentials”, Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), MBA Forum, Washington D.C.
  • Member, NAFSA National Admissions Section Team
  • Co-Editor, The Handbook on the Placement of Foreign Graduate Students, Part III
  • Consultant for Middle States AACRAO Association (MSACRAO)
  • Presentation, “Admission Office Administration and Evaluation Models”, Graduate Management Admission Council’s Summer Institute, Milwaukee, WI
  • Faculty Member, Intermediate Workshop for the Evaluation of Foreign Academic Credentials, University of Delaware, Division of Continuing Education
  • “Evaluating International Applicants for Graduate Admissions”, Seminars offered by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC)
  • Local Arrangements Coordinator, NAFSA Annual National Conference, Baltimore, MD
  • Member, AACRAO World Education Series Committee
  • Team Leader to Panama, Projects for International Education Research (PIER) Workshop to Central America
  • Member, Advisory Committee for International Education, The College Board
  • Member, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Policy Council (Services Committee)
  • Member, National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials (representing NAFSA)
  • Senior consultant, International Consultants of Delaware
  • Faculty Member, The College Board Summer Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Track Leader, International Admissions
  • Faculty Member, Workshop for Overseas Advisors, Budapest, Hungary, The College Board
  • Ex Officio Member, National Council on the Evaluation of Educational Credentials
  • Ex Officio Member, Projects for International Education Research (PIER) Committee
  • Secretary/Treasurer, The Center for Quality Assurance in International Education, Board of Directors
  • Consultant to the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
  • Observer, Projects for International Education Research (PIER) Workshop to Bulgaria and Romania
  • Consultant to represent Educational Testing Service (ETS) testing programs (GMAT, GRE, and TOEFL) at the first Fulbright Conference
  • Authored Paper on Admissions Trends for the TOEFL 2000 Project
  • Consultant to Educational Testing Services (ETS) to develop computer models to predict international student application trends and TOEFL registrations
  • Board of Directors, Alumni Association, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
  • Track Leader and Faculty Member, The College Board Summer Institute, University of Central Florida
  • Consultant to the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
  • Presentation to GMAC Annual Conference and Business Meeting
  • Faculty Leader, AACRAO Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) IX Conference
  • Co-Director, Summer Institute for International Admissions, The College Board International Office and AACRAO, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • Presentations at GMAC, MBA Forums, Professional Development Programs – Washington, D.C.
  • Director, AACRAO Summer Institute for International Admissions; Winter Institute for International Transfer Credit

Awards

  • Nominated by the U.S. Army for the White House Fellows program, 1973

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