Professional Staff

Kim Diehl de Yanes

Assistant Director, Education Abroad 

Kim is the Assistant Director of Education Abroad for the Center for International Education. She attended Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and received her Bachelors in International Relations, Political Science and Spanish. Afterwards, she went to Bowling Green State University and received her Master’s in College Student Personnel. Kim has been in the field of International Education for over 22 years and prior to Xavier, Kim has worked at a number of different institutions including: The Ohio State University, NAFSA: Association for International Educators, Zamorano in Honduras, and the University of Texas at San Antonio. In her role at Xavier, Kim advises students on study abroad and scholarship opportunities, works with faculty members to provide outbound program opportunities, and implements numerous programs to facilitate education abroad opportunities. Not only is Kim an active member of NAFSA: Association for International Educators, but the founder of the organization, Greater Cincinnati International Educators, (GCIE). 


LeeAnn Scherbauer  

Education Abroad Advisor 

LeeAnn is the Education Abroad Advisor in the Center for International Education. A 2013 alumna of Xavier University, LeeAnn studied International Studies and German. After graduation, she spent the following year working as an au pair in Ratzeburg, Germany, to immerse in the culture and gain a full grasp of the German language. LeeAnn is excited to be back at Xavier and is passionate about facilitating global opportunities and learning experiences for all students through the implementation and promotion of international programs. She is a Dayton native, but a Muskie through and through. LeeAnn enjoys learning about languages, running 5ks, reading interesting books, exploring new cities, and attending concerts.