​The Globalization Task Force (GTF) is an advisory body to the Provost.  Its charge is to advise the Provost on all matters of international engagement for DePaul University.  Composition of the task force is at the discretion of the Provost.


  • GianMario Besana - Associate Provost for Global Engagement and Online Learning - GTF Chair
  • Kari Costello - Assistant Vice President for Global Engagement
  • Helmut Epp - University Professor, College of Computing and Digital Media
  • Salma Ghanem - Dean, College of Communication
  • Zafar Iqbal  - Director, Driehaus Center for International Business
  • Alyssa Kupka - Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Business Management, Academic Affairs
  • Jacqueline Lazu - Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • David Miller - Dean, College of Computing and Digital Media​​