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Chatham University welcomes Chris Musick to lead the Office of International Affairs

PITTSBURGH:  Chatham University announced that Chris Musick has joined Chatham University as the Assistant Vice President for International Affairs. In this role, Musick will oversee the Office of International Affairs including the award-winning Global Focus, Chatham Abroad, and English Language programs. In addition, Musick will provide leadership to the creation of productive international partnerships and continue Chatham’s tradition of providing quality, international academic experiences for students.

Musick was previously the Executive Director for the Center for International Education & Global Engagement at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio where he served since 2009. During his time at Otterbein, Musick simplified the study abroad approval procedures; created the English as Second Language program; developed partnerships between Otterbein and institutions around the world; and integrated “Global Engagement” into the curriculum so that students gain international experience through internships, service, leadership and research.

“Chris brings deep experience and a vibrant skill-set in international education and programming to Chatham. His enthusiasm and commitment to quality educational programs and opportunities will benefit the entire Chatham community and we look forward his contributions,” states Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Jenna Templeton.

Prior to Otterbein, Musick served as the Director of International Academic Services at the University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA), the Director of International Programs at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and the Director of International Education at Alma College (Alma, MI).

Musick holds a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration, Teaching English as a Second Language and Anthropology from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy also from Ball State University. He was one of 15 people selected worldwide for a special two-year Rotary International Japan Program and a Fulbright Scholar in the US-Germany Administrator Program.

For more information about Chatham’s International programs visit:

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