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Associate Vice President and Executive Director of the Office of Global Affairs
As the Associate Vice President and Executive Director of the Office of Global Affairs, Dr. Amber Brugnoli oversees the operations of the Office of Global Affairs, articulating and implementing the University’s vision for comprehensive internationalization.
As the senior administrator of the Office of Global Affairs, Brugnoli is
a member of the University’s academic leadership team and supervise the office
and its constituent units, including Education Abroad and International Student
and Scholar Services, Global Portals, internal information technology services
and communication. She actively engages with academic units to support
international initiatives and collaborates with Enrollment Management on
international recruitment initiatives. Brugnoli also serves as the WVU liaison
with external international programs and opportunities and provides expertise
to internal units regarding international risk management and traveler concerns.
Since 2018, Brugnoli served as assistant vice president in the Office
of Global Affairs, implementing policies and procedures to ensure smoother and
more efficient operating processes while navigating frequent changes in federal
immigration policy. Prior to joining the
Office of Global Affairs in 2018, Brugnoli served as assistant dean for
continuing legal education and assistant dean for career services at the WVU
College of Law.
She holds both a law degree and a doctorate from WVU and has published and spoken in the area of post-conflict reconstruction and military detention operations. After a tour on active duty as an Air Force Judge Advocate, Brugnoli transitioned to the Reserves, where she has served for the last 12 years.