In MemoriamKevin Schieffer and Robert Mashburn
Kevin worked for NAFSA at two different times during the '80's: as special assistant to the Executive Director and as Director of the Education for International Development Program. He was awarded NAFSA'a the Marita Houlihan award for excellence posthumously. During his career, Kevin worked in a number of managerial and executive posts in the field of international education for the Hariri Foundation, World Learning, and the Pakistan Project. He died of AIDS in 1992 at the age of 37.
Robert also worked for NAFSA as director of the Education for International Development Program. In Washington, he worked for AMIDEAST, the Embassy of Thailand, and most recently as Director of the International Institute at the USDA Graduate School. He was chairman of NAFSA's Committee on Ethics for the past three years. Prior to coming to Washington, Robert was a Peace Corps volunteer in Korea and a technical language trainer in Saudi Arabia. Robert died of AIDS this spring at the age of 44.
Both men held MA degrees from the School for International Training and Doctorates in Education from Columbia Teachers College.
They will be greatly missed.
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