International Safety & Security

International Safety and Security sets and maintains the standards and protocol for pre-departure training and ongoing safety needs for those participating in international activities with the University on a 24/7 basis.

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Andrew Collum

Associate Director for International Safety and Security


(217) 333-6104
aacollum@illinois.edu

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Andrew joined Illinois International as the Associate Director for International Safety and Security in 2017. He develops and coordinates policies and procedures that support the safety and well-being of Illinois students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad for study or university business. Andrew also provides global emergency response services to travelers. Before working for Illinois International, Andrew served in the U.S. Army as a political-military specialist on Africa. He holds an M.A. in African Studies from Ohio University and a B.S. in International Relations from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.


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Rachael Dean

Coordinator for International Safety and Security


(217) 333-6104
rldean@illinois.edu

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Rachael joined Illinois International as the Coordinator for International Safety and Security in March 2019. Before working for Illinois International, Rachael worked at CIEE supporting incoming and outgoing high school students as they learned about living with a host family and attending school in a foreign country. Rachael also spent time living and studying abroad in Europe and Asia, and holds a special place in her heart for Japan where she lived for seven years. She holds an M.A. in International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute in Vermont and a B.A. in Integrated International Studies from Knox College in Galesburg, IL.


Contact

Office of International Safety and Security
507 East Green Street, Suite 401
Champaign, IL 61820 USA
Phone: (217) 333-6104
Email: safetyabroad@illinois.edu