Susan Vik has a master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the University of Michigan, and she has worked in this field for more than 35 years. In addition to teaching and living in Japan and Venezuela, since 1977 she has been a faculty member at the Center for English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP) at Boston University, where she has taught a range of levels from beginning to advanced, with a special interest in content-based instruction. She has also worked to develop and teach in professional and academic preparation programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business Mangagement, and the School of Law at Boston University as well as at two Japanese universities. In addition to teaching, she has had a variety of administrative responsibilities at CELOP. One of the most interesting and challenging of these was her leadership of CELOP’s self-study for accreditation from the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA), and since 2011 she has been a CEA Site Reviewer.