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Michele Cox
Director of Study Abroad
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As the director of study abroad, Michele is responsible for the administrative oversight of the University of Richmond's more than 70 study abroad programs. Her main responsibilities include advising students, overseeing budgets, compiling statistics, addressing liability issues, and managing more than 20 exchange and study abroad programs in Asia, Brazil, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, the West Indies, and Spain (Carlos III, St. Louise in Madrid, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Universidad de Deusto, and UVA in Valencia).

Since coming to the Office of International Education in 1991, Michele has written and amended exchange agreements between the University of Richmond and institutions abroad and coordinated incoming exchange students and outgoing study abroad students. She is a member of the international education committee and participates in the host family program.

Michele is a graduate of Muhlenberg College, but also studied at American University in Washington, D.C. and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Previously, she worked at the Experiment in International Living, the National Endowment for Democracy, and with the Cyprus America Scholarship Program and the West Bank/Gaza Project at AMIDEAST. Michele has traveled to more than 35 countries on five continents.

In her free time, Michele likes to spend time with her daughter, travel, and attend cultural events around Richmond.

Contact Information
103H Carole Weinstein International Center
(804) 289-8838