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Global Operations supports faculty, staff, and students with the logistical and operational resources you need to engage confidently worldwide in research, teaching, academic collaborations, consulting, travel, executive education, and more. We are a cross-functional team offering a high level of customer service and holistic solutions.

How We Can Support You

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Supporting safe and secure international travel

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Faculty Engagement

Working with overseas colleagues and partners

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Contracting Basics

Planning for international agreements

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Global Employment

Staffing your international projects

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International Collaborations

Cornell has nearly 240 active agreements with universities and institutions worldwide. Partnerships with international universities opens up global opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

Explore Our Partnerships

Who We Are

We partner with experts across campus to answer your questions and offer creative solutions for engaging internationally.

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Christine Potter

Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of Global Operations and Strategy

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Kenan Omanovic

Global Operations Specialist

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Weiming Xie

International Projects and Operations Manager

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Kristi Shults

International HR Director

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Chris Cook

Associate Director of International Travel Health and Safety