Felix Wang joined JMU in the fall of 2001 as Assistant Director of the Center for Multicultural/International Student Services. A native of Taiwan, he spent most of his life in the Dominican Republic. He earned his B.B.A. and M.B.A from Campbell University in North Carolina. Prior to his arrival to JMU, he served as Assistant Director of International Admissions at Campbell University. His duties included international recruitment, international student programs, immigration issues, study abroad opportunities and student advising.
During his role as the Assistant Director at CMISS, he worked with international students by ensuring their adjustment and supporting their needs while studying at JMU. In addition, he was responsible for promoting cultural awareness and diversity initiatives for the university. As the Director of Study Abroad, Felix is responsible for planning, coordinating and promoting study abroad programs and opportunities for JMU students. He directs all the exchange programs and every year, he leads a trip to the Dominican Republic for volunteer and service learning projects.
Felix presents numerous workshops on diversity and international topics and advises several student organizations on campus. Currently, he is working on his second Masters in the field of College Student Personal Administration and he is also a member of NAFSA, NASPA and NSHMBA. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Chinese and strongly believes that the key to better understanding the world is by exploring the world.