applaud international work
is a word used with increasing frequency around Emory.
spring, at the same time President James W. Wagner announced
that Dean Tom Robertson of the Goizueta Business School
will leave his post in January to take on a new role as
head of internationalization for Emorys strategic
planning process, two awards recognized the gobally minded
efforts of a faculty member and an alumnus.
Remington, professor and chair of political science, received
the Marion V. Creekmore Award for Internationalization.
Established through a gift from Marianne and Claus Halle
and named for the former director of Emorys Halle
Institute, the Creekmore Award is given each year to a
faculty or staff member who has advanced the Universitys
commitment to internationalization. Hamish Taylor 84MBA,
CEO of Vision UK, received the Sheth Distinguished International
Alumni Award. Now in its third year, the Sheth Award was
established by a gift from Mahdu and Jagdish Sheth, Charles
H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing in the Goizueta Business
School. The award seeks to recognize Emorys international
alumni who have distinguished themselves in service to
universities, governments, private firms, or nongovernmental
his arrival at Emory in 1978, Remington has served as
founding director of the program in Russian and East European
studies and helped conceive and shape the Halle Institute
for Global Learning. As Halle Distinguished Professor
from 1997 to 2002, he organized yearly seminars on global
topics, engaging more than forty Emory professors and
scholars from other universities. Remington also led three
Halle Research Seminar delegations to international conferences
in Ghent, Brussels, Budapest, and Istanbul, and has organized
other international conferences at Emory.
Semetko, vice provost for international affairs and director
of the Halle institute, is working with faculty members
such as Remington to raise Emorys global profile.
Emory intends to become, and become recognized as,
a truly global university, she says.
directs the United Kingdom arm of Vision, a technology
and business-design company with clients around the world,
including Time Warner, General Motors, and Citibank. Before
joining Vision, Taylor spent two years as CEO of Sainsburys
Bank and also has worked with Eurostar Ltd. and British
Airways. In addition to his Emory degree, Taylor holds
a masters degree in economics from St. Andrews University
in Scotland, where he was a Bobby Jones Scholar.
is a big population of international alumni, he
added, and I know they share my enthusiasm for Emory.P.P.P.