Special Assistant to the Provost and Professor of Applied Linguistics and Spanish, Illinois State University
Susan (Sue) Hildebrandt has held positions in three different colleges at Illinois State University since her 2009 arrival: as a professor of Spanish and applied linguistics and teacher education program coordinator in the College of Arts and Sciences for 10 years, as an interim chairperson in the College of Education for three years, and as an interim associate dean in the Mennonite College of Nursing for one year. She currently serves as the Special Assistant to the Provost, where she contributes to leadership development programming, HLC reaccreditation efforts, new program development, and exploring how to engage new learners in new ways. She also coordinates the implementation of COACHE faculty satisfaction and staff success survey recommendations and manages ISU’s Institutional Membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). She has served on the ACTFL Board of Directors and has also published and presented in the areas of world language teacher preparation and inclusive language teaching practices.