Leadership of ISAN:


The acting leadership of ISAN envisages the following executive roles for the Network:

President


The President shall act as the official spokesperson for the organization and will represent the “voice” of the international alumni community to senior members of the Administration at the College of Wooster, including the Director of Alumni Relations, the Dean of Students and the President of the College.  The President will provide overall direction to the efforts of ISAN.

President-Elect


The President-Elect shall discharge the duties of the President in her/his absence.  Is the incoming President and be responsible for overseeing the efforts with Admissions, Retention and Career Development efforts.

Secretary


The Secretary will serve as the primary source of historical information for the Network, responsible for recording activities, setting and communicating meeting times and logistics, encouraging membership participation in meetings and distributing minutes of meetings. In addition,  will design and support strategies for the publicity needs of ISAN.  Potential responsibilities include: designing communication mechanisms for ISAN’s membership, encouraging international alumni participation in Wooster magazine, COSMOS, and selectively in the Wooster Voice, publicizing achievements of international alumni to the broader Wooster community and serving as a means to raise awareness for legitimate concerns raised by ISAN’s membership.

Admissions Chair


The Admissions Chair will work closely with the Coordinator of International Admissions to design and support strategies for increasing international student enrollment at the College of Wooster.  Potential responsibilities include: communicating the profile of each incoming international student class to ISAN’s membership, designing alumni-focused marketing strategies for attracting international students to Wooster, coordinating alumni-participation in Wooster admissions events in international geographies.

Retention Chair


The Retention Chair will work closely with the Office of International Student Affairs and the Office of Financial Aid to design and support strategies for retaining international students at the College of Wooster.  Potential responsibilities include: communicating retention numbers each semester to ISAN’s membership, maintaining relationships with like-minded organizations like the Women’s Advisory Board, and brainstorming and implementing innovative strategies to tackle international student retention challenges at an aggregate level.

Career Development Liaison


The Career Development Chair will work closely with the Career Services Office and directly with international students to design and support strategies for enhancing career opportunities for international students at the College of Wooster.  Potential responsibilities include: profiling international alumni to identify “support areas”, encouraging international alumni participation in informational interviews with students, and identifying points of synergy with resources like the Scots Career Network.

Membership Chair


The Membership Chair will work closely with the Office of Alumni Relations to design and support strategies to recruit international alumni to join ISAN.  Potential responsibilities include: maintaining ISAN’s membership list, updating the mailing list, communicating with new members and introducing new members to the goals and purposes of ISAN, recruiting new international alumni to join the network immediately upon graduation.

Networking Chair


The Networking Chair will work closely with the Office of International Student Affairs, international student organizations, and the Office of Alumni Relations to design and support networking strategies for the international alumni community and between international alumni and international students at the College of Wooster.  Potential responsibilities include: facilitating on-campus networking sessions between international students and alumni during Homecoming/Alumni Board meetings, connecting international alumni with each other on an ad-hoc basis, and meeting evolving networking needs of the organization.

Technology Chair


The Technology Chair will design and implement information technology solutions to support the initiatives of ISAN.  Potential responsibilities include: setting up an interactive mailing list/blog, designing and maintaining a website to support the career development initiative, and encouraging Wooster international alumni to utilize lifetime e-mail.  Will work closely with all Officers to meet the needs of the membership and will interact with the Office of Alumni Relations and Information Technology as required.


If you are interested in becoming more involved with ISAN please contact Heidi McCormick '86, Director of Alumni Relations & The Wooster Fund.