kendra sharp

Congratulations to ADVANCE Seminar graduate Kendra Sharp, a professor of mechanical engineering at Oregon State University, for her appointment as senior advisor to the provost for international affairs! See the excerpt from the Oregon State University Newsroom below and click the title for the full article. 

OSU names new leader for international affairs

"Dr. Sharp is the Richard and Gretchen Evans Professor in Humanitarian Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and the founder and director of Oregon State’s Humanitarian Engineering Program, one of less than a dozen such academic programs in the U.S. As senior advisor to the provost for international affairs, Sharp will collaborate with Oregon State faculty, academic administration and leaders at INTO Oregon State to advance research and teaching engagement globally, increase the number of international students at Oregon State, and support student success among international learners. Sharp will serve as a member of the provost’s senior leadership team and on a number of working groups and councils charged with advancing the strategic goals of the university."