Global Engagement

We are a team of experienced and accomplished professionals with expertise in fields across the international education spectrum, providing institutional leadership for advancing international strategy and global engagement that advance the profile, reputation, and mission of UT Austin.

Learn more about our staff in the staff directory or download the organizational chart.


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Sonia Feigenbaum

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement

Dr. Sonia Feigenbaum serves as the inaugural senior vice provost for global engagement and chief international officer. Before joining UT, she was the associate vice chancellor for international engagement and global strategies and senior international officer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).




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Teri Albrecht, Ph.D.
Interim Executive Director



Margaret Y. Luévano


Margaret Y. Luévano
Interim Director, International Student and Scholar Services



Darcy McGillicuddy


Darcy McGillicuddy
Director, External Relations



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Randy Penson
Director, Global Risk and Safety



Larry Phu


Larry Phu, CPA
Director, Finance and Administration





Michael Smith, Ph.D.
Director, English as a Second Language Services



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Jeff Stover
Deputy Director for Finance, Global Engagement



Heather Thompson




Laurie Berman Young