Mission and Scope

The mission and scope of our programs is to provide support for and coordination of these activities:

  • international student exchanges
  • faculty-led study abroad programs (with or without credit)
  • internships; international faculty exchanges
  • joint research programs
  • short-term (i.e. one year or less) visiting appointments aimed at internationalizing the curriculum
  • any other academic or professional programming in the College delivered exclusively for overseas students

To that end the A&S International Programs will:

  • Act as a clearinghouse for information about the College of Arts and Sciences’ international programs
  • Coordinate current international programming throughout the College
  • Provide support for A&S departments and faculty seeking to become involved with existing international programs
  • Provide guidelines and clarify procedures for departments, programs and faculty wishing to develop new international initiatives
  • Facilitate collaborations with overseas educational institutions and faculty
  • Assist in the implementation of formal agreements with overseas educational institutions
  • Work with departments and programs to maximize student recruitment potential and identify external scholarship possibilities
  • Advise faculty and departments on procedures and required immigration documentation for hosting international exchange students and visiting scholars
  • Act as a liaison to the International Center and other University units involved with study abroad and student exchanges on this and foreign campuses (i.e. Financial Aid, Housing, etc.)
  • Annually assess the effectiveness of international programs throughout the College