Barbara Hill

Senior Associate for Internationalization

Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement

American Council on Education

Internationalization Consultant

Full Biography

Barbara Hill is currently Senior Associate for Internationalization with the American Council on Education's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, working with U.S. and international institutions to promote global learning and to help leaders think strategically about comprehensive internationalization. Hill served as a senior consultant to the Higher Education for Development program (formerly the Association Liaison Office for University Development), working to develop organizational infrastructure to serve international development through university partnerships and organizing conferences to disseminate expertise in international development. Hill has been a participant in the Visiting Advisors Program of the Salzburg Seminar, consulting with universities in Russia and Eastern Europe about governance, management, finance, academic structure, and program quality. Hill continues to moderate the Intellectual Renewal Seminars for Leaders, begun at Radcliffe College/Harvard University, which are seminars on leadership, ethics and the good society for various professional groups. Hill served as chair of the board of directors of the Maryland Humanities Council. Hill has held senior level administrative positions at several higher education institutions, including acting director of admissions at Hood College (1979-1980), associate dean of the faculty at Barnard College/Columbia University (1984-1986), provost of Denison University (1986-1990), and president of Sweet Briar College (1990-1996). Hill was an ACE Fellow in 1979-1980.