Dear Monterey Institute Faculty and Staff: I am writing to keep faculty and staff informed regarding ongoing integration efforts that are bringing systems, processes, and policies at MIIS and Middlebury College into alignment with one another. As you know, the goal of the two boards of trustees and two presidents at MIIS and Middlebury with […]

One of the highlights of Commencement and Inauguration weekend was Sunder’s Top Ten list, which we share here: The Top 10 reasons why I accepted the presidency at the Monterey Institute of International Studies 10. When I moved from Middlebury College to the Madras School of Economics in Madras, India, I was looking for another […]

Dear Members of the MIIS Community: We are now just three weeks from one of the most exciting times of the year – commencement.  This event represents the culmination of years of work and study for hundreds of our students, and is a chance for family members and guests to celebrate with us this momentous […]

I am pleased to announce that Bob Huth, a frequent visitor from Middlebury and valued partner in our preparations for financial integration, has agreed to take on a significant role in the MIIS community over the next 16 months. Bob, who is currently Executive Vice President at Middlebury, will take on the principal responsibility for […]

In February, we announced the appointment of Tsuneo Akaha to the position of M2 Academic Programs Coordinator.  We are now pleased to announce that Tsuneo has assembled the M2 Program Committee, which includes members of the academic administration and faculty representing key areas of potential synergy between the Monterey Institute and Middlebury’s various programs. The […]

Seventy faculty staff and students met on Friday morning at La Playa hotel in Carmel to discuss ideas for ensuring academic excellence through the merger of the policy and business school, and their collaboration with a new office of advising, career and student services.  They were joined for lunch by an additional 50 faculty, staff […]

MIIS has been a registered member of this government sponsored program since the fall of 2007. Joining the program is easy! All you have to do is drop your membership application off at the President’s Office and hand your monthly logs in at the President’s Office at the end of each month.  For every day […]

President Sunder Ramaswamy announces the appointment of two additional members of his administrative team: Provost Amy Sands has been reappointed to her current role, and will continue to provide academic leadership to the Institute. She is charged with coordinating the work of reorganizing our academic administration, which begins next month, ensuring that we achieve what […]

As the Institute moves closer to the June 30, 2010 date for legal integration with Middlebury, President Ramaswamy is taking steps to formalize some of the structures that we have in place for keeping the M-squared integration planning process on track.  Beginning this week, Amy McGill will chair a bi-weekly Finance, Operations and Communications group, […]

The torch has now been officially passed to our new president, Sunder Ramaswamy! While he has not quite unpacked all his boxes in the president’s office, he is settled in his new home in Monterey with his wife, Varna, and son, Srivats, and they are ready to “be the solution” with all of us at […]

On Tuesday, December 16, the City of Monterey City Council honored MIIS President Clara Yu for her accomplishments over the past three years.  Later, at the annual faculty and staff holiday party, colleagues paid tribute to Clara and wished Clara and John a fond and regretful farewell.  Thanks, Clara, for everything, from all of us!

As promised by President Designate Sunder Ramaswamy at last week’s series of meetings, here is a presentation on the administrative reorganization of the Monterey Institute’s academic programs. It provides guiding principles for the reorganization, an overview of key elements and rationale, timelines, and a preview of the process for community engagement.  Also attached is a […]

The Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Defense Language Institute cordially invite you to attend a panel discussion, titled “Leadership in a Time of War”, on Wednesday, November 19 from 6:30PM – 8:00PM in the Irvine Auditorium, featuring: * LTC Danial Pick, former Army Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Amman, Jordan and Iraq Policy Officer, Office […]

Monterey Institute faculty, staff, and students are all invited to join President Designate Sunder Ramaswamy for an initial discussion about the MIIS reorganization planning process on Thursday, November 13, 2008. The agenda of the meeting will be to share guiding principles, expected outcomes, and indicative timeline with the MIIS community, including how the community will […]

The following message was sent to the Institute community on Friday. To the members of the Monterey Institute community, At its meeting this morning, the Board of Trustees of the Monterey Institute of International Studies unanimously approved the following resolution regarding reorganization of the academic administration. RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees approves the following academic administrative […]

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