Joseph Frake

Joseph Frake

Joseph Frake – Assistant Director

Role in the OIP Joe oversees various operations of the office including: Sponsored Student Services, Admissions Processing, Student Advising, Transfer and Exchange Student Services, Special Short-Term Program (Go Teacher, Summer Global Leadership Institute) Administration, Visiting Scholar Services, and New Student Arrival and Orientation Planning. 


International Experience

Joe studied abroad during the Fall 2010 semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a B.A. degree from Drake University in International Relations and is currently earning an M.S. Degree in International Commerce and Policy from Valparaiso University. Before coming to Valpo, he worked as an Assistant Study Abroad Advisor at Central College in Pella, Iowa.


All sports (especially Chicago teams),  reading and following world news and current events, watching movies, spending time with friends, and trying new kinds of food!

If provided with a free plane ticket today, it would be to…

Rome, Italy or Munich, Germany, where his ancestors are from.