Jane Bjerklie-Barry – International Student Advisor

January 23rd, 2013 by Hyung Park

Jane Bjerklie-Barry has worked at Plymouth State since 2007. She is the international student advisor for all undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to her work advising international students on immigration matters and providing campus support and liaison services, she is co-coordinator for the Orientation Program for incoming international students, coordinates with CGE and GEO staff on globally-oriented campus programming, and is co-chair of International Education Week. She serves on the Internationalization Steering Committee, ASSIST, the International Recruitment Working Group, the President’s Commission on Diversity, and the Strategic Planning Committee for the Ctr for Diversity. She also serves on the NH International Education Conference Planning Committee. Professional memberships include NAFSA and The World Affairs Council of NH. Jane is not only passionate about guiding and advising the global student population at PSU, but also in nurturing the sustained support of a diverse and cultural environment on our campus. She has an abiding interest in community affairs, and served as a member of the Holderness Central School Board, as well as on the boards of the Holderness ACE Afterschool Program, the Holderness PTA, and White Mountain Youth Hockey. Married with two sons, she lives in Holderness, NH.