Center for International Programs

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Center for International Programs - Old Library 101

Center for International Programs

775 South Church Street
101B Old Library
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3515
Fax: 610-436-3426

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Study abroad advising

Although students may stop by anytime during business hours to get information about studying abroad, it is recommended that they attend the office hours of Jeff Conradi for advising. They are:

Mondays 1:30 - 4 PM

Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30


If there are scheduling conflicts during these times, students may email to schedule an individual appointment.

International Student advising

It is highly recommended to make an appointment with Angela Howard, for international student advising. There is limited availability for walk-in visitors.

CIP Staff

Peter Loedel PhD
Interim Director/Assistant Vice President for International Programs

Dr. Loedel received his BA in International Relations and BA in Germanic Languages and Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara. After a short stint as an intern in Washington DC, Dr. Loedel returned to Santa Barbara to complete his MA and PhD in Political Science in 1994. He taught one year at the University of Utah and another year at the University of Puget Sound before coming to West Chester University.

In his role as Director/AVP of the CIP, he is responsible for working closely with campus leaders, faculty, staff, and students to identify new synergies and strategic initiatives to enhance West Chester University’s international presence.

Daniele Clay - Administrative Support

Daniele Clay is the administrative support person for the Center for International Programs. She has been with the office for almost 2 years. She has worked for West Chester University for six years altogether. Her hobbies include reading, going to films, walking her two dogs and swimming.

Jeff Conradi - Project Director

As Project Director, Jeff Conradi is the primary contact for faculty-led study abroad and exchange programs. Jeff also works with visiting scholars. Jeff studied abroad in both Mérida, Mexico and San José, Costa Rica as an undergraduate, and enjoys advising students seeking the same types of life-changing experiences that he had as a student.

Angela Howard - Assistant Director of International Studies

As Assistant Director of International Studies, Angela mainly works with F-1 students and J-Scholars, SEVIS related issues, and immigration regulations. She advises students who participate in our study abroad affiliate programs. She enjoys working with people form diverse cultures and backgrounds.