Megan Grover

Associate Director of Study Away & Semester Program Manager


Office Location:Wang Center for Global Education

Office Hours: (On Campus) Mon: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (On Campus) Tue: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Off Campus) Wed: By Appointment (On Campus) Thu: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (On Campus) Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Status:Working Hybrid

  • Professional


  • B.S., Life Science, University of Portland, 2006
  • B.A., Spanish, University of Portland, 2006


  • Manages PLU semester programs in consultation with relevant Program Directors and Featured Faculty Liaisons
  • Supports faculty in the development, implementation and budget management of semester study away programs
  • Advises current and prospective faculty leaders on academic support services provided by the Wang Center and assists on travel related questions such as visa and passport requirements, Department of State travel advisories and warnings
  • Manages contract review and timely distribution of service contracts and appointment letters
  • Maintains and updates program-related records and materials such as program administrative calendars, contracts, syllabi, course equivalencies, etc.
  • Coordinates all aspects of PLU Gateway Programs: marketing, outreach, recruitment, admissions, orientation, onsite support
  • Supervises Study Away Advisor and Semester Program Liaison
  • With the Executive Director, manages Gateway, Featured, and Approved program budgets
  • With the Executive Director, works to maintain and recommend changes in policies and procedures that align with best practices and the Wang Center’s mission and vision for global education
  • With Executive Director, coordinates risk assessment, mitigation, and crisis management


  • The Forum on Education Abroad Certified Professional in Education Abroad (May 2021)
  • PLU Distinguished Staff Award (December 2018)
  • PLU Women’s Center Inspiration Award (March 2014)