Administrative Assistant, Academic Services
Linda Hanes joined the International Institute in January 2022 as the Academic Services Administrative Assistant. She is an alumna of Western Michigan University (BA International Studies '16) and holds a certificate in Organizational Development from the University of Minnesota '21. She has a background in nonprofit management, fundraising, and higher education. After completing an AmeriCorps term with the Red Cross, Linda worked for a global trauma therapy nonprofit in Washington D.C. and later moved to Minnesota, working in philanthropy for the University of Minnesota Foundation.
She is passionate about cultivating sustainable workplaces, streamlining administrative processes, and collaborating with team members on big picture projects. Linda's love for travel began when she was an exchange student at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. She is thrilled to be working alongside her colleagues, inspiring international education and research among the University of Michigan community.