Associate Dean of Students & Director
David Clubb is a faculty member at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and serves as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Cranwell International Center. He is responsible for leading a wide range of strategic initiatives designed to support the comprehensive internationalization of the university, with a particular focus on the role of international students and the value they bring to Virginia Tech and the broader community, amplifying their contributions to the development of intercultural competence in all students and to the advancement of Virginia Tech as a global land-grant institution.
Prior to his position at Virginia Tech, David spent nearly 20 years working in the field of international education in various capacities at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Colorado (Denver Campus and Anschutz Medical Campus). Immediately prior to joining Virginia Tech in August 2015, he served as the Assistant Vice President for International Education at Norwich University (America’s oldest private military college).
David has extensive experience and expertise in all areas of international education, including but not limited to: education abroad; international enrollment management, Intensive English Programs (IEP); international student and scholar services; international partnerships; international risk management; and global, international, and intercultural competency (GII). He is a licensed Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (ICS).
David earned a Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies. He also completed the MBA Essentials (MBAe) certificate program in the Center for Executive Education at the University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. David is also a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy (Pittsburgh Field Office). He is the recipient of a Fulbright International Education Administrators Award for the Germany Seminar, as well as a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship award to attend the "Germany Today" program.
David has traveled abroad extensively to countries including but not limited to: Belize, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Egypt, France, Greece, Haiti, India, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore.
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