When James T. Spencer, director of the Syracuse University Brass Ensemble (SUBE), turned to accept the applause at the 2018 Great American Brass Band Festival (GABBF) in Danville, Kentucky, he joked to himself, “Now what do we do for an…
New ELI Director Announced
David Lind has been appointed the new director of the English Language Institute at University College.
Lind has a B.A. in history from Cornell University and an M.Ed in applied linguistics from Open University. For the past two years, Lind has been project manager for the British Council in Uruguay, where he administered a live remote teaching program that delivers 3,500 English lessons weekly to some 80,000 public schoolchildren across the country, via high-end videoconferencing from locations in the UK, the Philippines, Argentina and Uruguay.
Throughout 27 years devoted to English language teaching, Lind has logged more than 20,000 hours in diverse English as a Foreign Language settings for the British Council in Spain and at the Intensive English Program at Cornell University.
Lind is a native New Yorker, born and bred in Brooklyn. His special interests include innovation, inclusion and international education.