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Kalpen Trivedi - University of Massachusetts Amherst. Amherst, MA, US

Kalpen Trivedi

Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Director of International Programs Office | University of Massachusetts Amherst


Kalpen Trivedi is an expert on university initiatives for global engagement and international education.

Expertise (4)

Global Education Initiatives

Strategic Partnerships

Educational Fundraising

International Education


An expert in managing international education programs and global partnerships, Kalpen Trivedi is vice provost for Global Affairs and director of the International Programs Office at UMass Amherst.

Trivedi is a regular contributor on current topics in international education and has commented and taught on a variety of topics, including Global Operations Management and Title IX compliance for international programs.

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Greeting from Associate Provost for International Programs Kalpen Trivedi


Education (4)

The University of Manchester: Ph.D., Medieval English Literature

University of Cambridge: M.Phil., Medieval and Renaissance Studies

University of Oxford: B.A., English and French

St Xavier's College, Ahmedabad India: B.A., English Language and Literature, General

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Partnership Practicalities: Beyond Compliance

International Educator  online


“If money is changing hands, if research is changing hands, the regulatory and legal responses play a big part in the front end so we don’t have any surprises at the back end. The legal and regulatory framework is only getting more complex,” says Kalpen Trivedi, vice provost for global affairs and director of the International Programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Sector welcomes new US STEM OPT guidance

PIE News  online


Kalpen Trivedi, vice provost for global affairs and director of the international programs office at University of Massachusetts Amherst concurred, telling The PIE he’s “very glad” to see eight new programs added to the eligible list.

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Culinary, culture, and community at UMass

PIE News  online


Likewise, UMass director of international programs and vice provost for global affairs Kalpen Trivedi referenced celebrity chef and philanthropist Jose Andres in a recent conversation with The PIE, noting Andres’ quote “the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together.”

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