Director of International Admission & Immigration Services Operations and Coordinator of Study Abroad
Mrs. Meri Linn McCollum
Office: Montgomery Hall, Room 1A
Ms. Emerson serves as Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer (RO) for SEVIS compliance, as Muskingum’s liaison with US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State for the F and J visa programs. In that capacity she is responsible for assisting international students and J-1 scholars with all immigration issues, including maintaining and verifying legal status. Meri Linn also manages all aspects of international recruitment and application, serves on the international admissions and financial aid committees, provides academic advising for exchange students, and administers the international admissions, immigration and study abroad portions of the Muskingum website.
In her capacity as Coordinator of Study Abroad, Meri Linn supervises the creation and implementation of faculty-led study abroad programs and advises Muskingum students interested in semester or year-long study abroad programs.
Meri Linn also coordinates the English Support Program, and teaches Muskingum's courses in English as a Second Language.