Vice President & Associate Provost for Internationalization
Michael Pippenger was appointed vice president and associate provost for internationalization at Notre Dame in 2016. His major responsibilities include advising University leadership on global strategies and overseeing Notre Dame International, which leads efforts to broaden Notre Dame’s international culture, programs, reach, and reputation through study abroad, expanded international research, international collaborative projects, and strategic relationships with global partners. Pippenger also leads the academic and operational work of Notre Dame's Global Gateways and Centers. Additionally, he chairs the University Committee on Internationalization.
Before coming to Notre Dame, Pippenger was dean of undergraduate global programs at Columbia University and director of scholarship programs in the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University. A graduate of Carleton College, Pippenger holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in English literature from Indiana University.