Ramsey Jabaji serves as interim director of Education Abroad (EA) where he oversees global learning abroad programs, advising, finance, operations, and study abroad strategy. With nearly 2,000 Terps studying abroad annually, 60+ UMD faculty-led programs, and 10+ Maryland-In semester programs, Ramsey oversees one of the largest and most comprehensive study abroad portfolios in the country. He has 15+ years of experience teaching and managing global programs at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University and has been at the University of Maryland since 2005.
Ramsey holds an M.Ed. in higher education, student affairs, and international education policy from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in sociology and environmental studies from Franklin & Marshall College. He is a former board member of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education, served a six-month appointment as special assistant to the president to launch UMD's TerrapinSTRONG onboarding initiative, and is an Aspen Institute Impact Fellow. He is the recipient of multiple national awards from ACPA: College Student Educators International & NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society & Phi Kappa Phi National Leadership Honor Society at the University of Maryland. He holds a Leadership for Diversity Institute Certification from the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) and a CliftonStrengths Certification from the Gallup Organization.
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