Roberta Turri Vise

Managing Director, Operations
Global Programs

As Managing Director of Operations, Roberta Turri Vise collaborates with individual schools and colleges to assist in the development and administration of international initiatives and partners with them to manage and minimize operational risks. She helps to create a systematic approach to the development and implementation of policies, guidelines, and best practices that support the efficient administration of Boston University’s global educational and research programs and activities. Roberta oversees global health, safety and security operations, as well as Global Programs’ efforts to train University faculty, staff and students on global operational best practices.

Roberta has been working in the field of global education for over 16 years. Prior to joining Global Programs, Roberta was the Director of Personnel Administration in the Boston University Study Abroad office where she provided leadership in global human resources and international site start-up operations including coordinating legal, financial, and human resource issues. She advised central administrative units on global operations through various task forces to bring awareness of global human resource and operational issues, in addition to managing student and faculty exchange programs and advising students going abroad. Prior to coming to Boston University, Roberta taught English as a Second Language, was a project manager in translation and interpreting services, and worked for a major airline.

Roberta holds an Ed.M. in Higher Education Policy, Planning and Administration and a B.A. in Italian Studies from Boston University and is an alumna of the Boston University Study Abroad program in Padova, Italy. She is fluent in Italian and enjoys rowing on the Charles.

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