Resolution of the Academic Senate, San Francisco State University Endorsing the Guidelines for Short-Term Study Abroad Programs

Resolution Number: RF01-184
September, 2001

Resolution of the Academic Senate,

San Francisco State University

Endorsing the

Guidelines for Short-Term Study

Abroad Programs



WHEREAS, San Francisco State University has in the past

sponsored short-term study abroad programs without having in place consistent

and uniform guidelines for establishing and conducting such programs; and


WHEREAS, formal guidelines need to be established in order

to safeguard the welfare of both students and faculty as well as the reputation

of the university; therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Academic Senate endorse the use of the

administrative document entitled Guidelines

for Short-Term Study Abroad Programs and Managing Emergencies Abroad ("Guidelines"); and be it further


RESOLVED, that the Academic Senate request that the

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs ensure that all college deans,

department chairs, and faculty are aware of the new Guidelines; and be it further


RESOLVED, that the Academic Senate recommend to the

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and to the Dean of the College of

Extended Learning that all San Francisco State University short-term study

abroad programs, both new and existing, be required to abide by the Guidelines; and be it further


RESOLVED,

that the Academic Senate commend the work of Dr. Yenbo Wu and his committee for

their diligent efforts in compiling these Guidelines.



***APPROVED

UNANIMOUSLY SEPTEMBER 25, 2001***