All-University Committee on International Programs

Reference Number: S87-151
Senate Approval Date: Thursday, January 01, 1987

ALL-UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

Academic Senate Policy #S87-151

At its meeting of May 19, l987, the Academic

Senate approved the following proposal to create an All-University Committee

on International Programs.

This policy established an All-University Committee

on International Programs which is advisory to the Director of International

Programs and which reports to the President of the University and to the

Academic Senate.

Charge to the Committee

The All-University Committee on International

Programs is charged to perform the following functions:

Advise the Director of International

Programs.

2.

Formulate curricular and policy

recommendations to be forwarded to the Academic Senate through its standing

committees and to other all-university committees as appropriate (such

as the Graduate Council, the General Education Council or the University

Interdisciplinary Council).

3.

Represent the faculty on matters

concerning international programs.

4.

Elicit support from the faculty

and administration for international programs.

5.

Facilitate coordination of inter-College

and all-University projects which enhance the University's international

programs.

6.

Develop plans for new international

education projects, in cooperation with departments/schools or colleges.

7.

Collect, compile and transmit information

about the University's international programs:

Receive reports from the units

which operate international programs about the activities of these programs.

Collect and compile whatever additional

information about the operation of the University's international programs

the Committee deems necessary to fulfill its charge.

Inform the campus community about

opportunities provided by international programs.

Bring any problems or concerns

regarding the operation of international programs to the attention of

whichever University offices or committees have responsibility for resolving

such problems or concerns.

Report annually to the Academic

Senate.

Responsibilities of the Committee

The All-University Committee on International

Programs is responsible for maintaining liaisons with departments/schools,

administrative units, institutes and other offices or groups which affect,

or are affected by, the operation of the University's international programs.

These include, but are not limited to, international programs which are

housed in the various colleges, exchange programs with foreign universities,

and faculty groups interested in aspects of the curriculum which are directed

to international studies or to international students. Members of the

Committee should keep themselves informed about the campus' involvement

with international concerns. Members of the Committee also should keep

themselves informed about the needs of exchange scholars and of international

students and, if appropriate, they should bring such needs to the attention

of the entire Committee.

Membership and Operation of the Committee

The All-University Committee on International

Programs shall consist of the following members:

- One member selected from each

college, according to the usual procedure of the college.

- One member of the Academic Affairs'

staff, designated by the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost.

- One member representing Admissions

and Records.

- One member representing the Student

Services area.

- One member of the Academic Senate,

elected by the Academic Senate.

- One student selected by the Associated

Students.

- The Director of International

Programs.

Members shall serve two-year terms, with the

exception of the Associated Students whose candidate shall be selected

annually.

The Director of International Programs shall

serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member.

Although the Deans of Graduate Studies and

Undergraduate Studies are not members of the Committee (unless one serves

as the Academic Affairs' representative), they shall be notified and invited

to participate in the meeting whenever the All-University Committee on

International Programs addresses a program which falls under their respective

jurisdictions.

Chair of the Committee

The committee chair is elected annually from

among the voting members. The chair is responsible for ensuring that the

committee meets regularly, for preparing the agenda, and for completing

the annual report to the President and the Academic Senate. Together with

the member elected by the Academic Senate, the chair is responsible for

bringing curricular and policy proposals and matters relating to academic

standards to the attention of the Academic Senate or the appropriate all-University

committee. Together with the Academic Affairs' representative, the chair

is responsible for bringing administrative needs raised by the Committee

to the attention of the appropriate administrative office.

**APPROVED BY PRESIDENT WOO ON JUNE 6, 1987**