Vice Provost for Global Education
Dr. Cheryl Matherly is Vice Provost for Global Education and Applied Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Tulsa (TU) where she has responsibility for managing institutional partnerships, study abroad, and international faculty programs. Dr. Matherly currently co-chairs the steering committee for TU’s participation in the American Council on Education’s Internationalization Laboratory, which has responsibility for developing the university’s strategic plan for internationalization.
Dr. Matherly’s special area of interest is with the internationalization of science and engineering education. She currently co-directs the NanoJapan program, funded by the National Science Foundation in order to expand international research opportunities for students in STEM fields. NanoJapan was recognized by the Institute for International Education in 2008 with the Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovations in Study Abroad. She received a second NSF grant for a multi-phase conference, Strategic Issues in University Internationalization , that examined a comparative approaches in the US and Japan for the internationalization of science and engineering education. Dr. Matherly is the recipient of two Fulbright grants for international education administrators (Germany and Japan.)