Provost Committee: International Programs Advisory Committee
Description and Guidelines for the International Programs Advisory Committee
The primary function of the International Programs Advisory Committee is to advise, influence and endorse policies, procedures and strategic plans pertaining to the activities of the Office of International Programs and strategic goals of internationalization of UNCW.
The membership will consist of faculty drawn from the Faculty Senate Committee list, as well as appointees from the Dean of Students Office and the student body.
Arts & Sciences: 4
Watson School: 2
Cameron School: 2
Center for Marine Sciences: 1
Graduate School: 1
These will be appointed by the Assistant Provost for International Programs in consultation with the deans of the college and professional schools.
Moreover, the deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Watson School of Education, the Cameron School of Business, and the School of Nursing, can elect to send an additional representative if they so choose.
Dean of Students: 1
Student body: 2
Members will serve a two-year term staggered so that approximately half the membership will change each year.
The AP for International Programs organizes and conducts meetings and is a non-voting member of the committee.
The committee will meet a minimum of 4 times per year (at least twice each semester).
- Review all Faculty International Travel Grant Applications and make recommendations to the AP for International Programs (done by a subcommittee of 3).
- Review proposals for faculty-led study abroad programs and make recommendations to the Office of International Programs.
- Participate in strategic planning with regard to attaining progress measures defined in the university strategic goal to “create an educational environment that prepares our students to be global citizens.”
- Review and advise the Office of International Programs regarding the establishment of international memoranda of understanding and partnerships.
- Advise the Office of International Programs on community outreach efforts and fundraising.
- Promote internationalization of the curriculum and the efforts of the college and of the schools.
- Review and advise OIP on recruiting strategies of international students and scholars.
- Serve as an informal liaison between OIP and the various university constituencies.
- Review and recommend policies to the Provost, Faculty Senate or other university offices related to internationalization.