Chris Sippel was recently named the director of faculty international engagement in the Center for International Affairs at Case Western Reserve University. In this inaugural role, Sippel connects faculty with potential global partners to encourage and support international collaborations, assists faculty in their pursuit of Fulbright and other global fellowships, directs the international agreement process, recruits international faculty to CWRU to engage in teaching and research, and working on the establishment of a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Program for the institution.

Before coming to CWRU, Sippel served as the associate vice president for international, intercultural and service engagement at the University of Findlay.