General OIP Information
The Office of International Programs is located in the Multicultural Center (1st floor of the Student Center).
General Office Phone Number: +1-701-858-3978
Office hours are 8:00 - 4:30, Monday through Friday.
Meet the Staff
Virginie Vournas, International Student Coordinator
Virginie manages immigration-related matters relative to international students and exchange visitors, and is responsible for ensuring institutional compliance with federal immigration law. She also acts as the advisor for international and Canadian students and exchange visitors on various issues impacting them, and in educating university faculty and staff on federal visa and immigration policies.
Contact Virginie to set an appointment.
Bethany Stai, Global Education Coordinator
Bethany advises students and faculty about education abroad opportunities, manages administrative coordination of study abroad and outbound exchange programs, and promotes education abroad opportunities. She also organizes and conducts pre-departure orientation and re-entry sessions. In addition, Bethany is responsible for raising multicultural and global awareness on the MSU campus through activities and events with an international focus.
Bethany can be reached by email at email@example.com or by phone at
+1-701-858-4645 or 1-800-777-0750 (ext. 4645)
|Libby Claerbout, Director
Libby is responsible for the development of systems and processes to support Minot State University’s International Programs including support services, policies and procedures for: international students, study abroad, faculty-led study tours, and faculty and scholar exchanges. She also works to foster campus involvement in international programs and create on-campus culture of global awareness.
Libby can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at
+1-701-858-4155 or 1-800-777-0750 (ext. 4155)