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International Programs and Activities Committee Bylaws


Mission

The International Programs and Activities Committee shall clarify, review, and implement regulations and policies regarding the quality and administration of international education programs. The committee shall work with the Office of International Education to advance the development of its programs and activities, and to provide recommendations regarding resource allocation for international programs.

Duties

The committee works with the Office of International Education to promote faculty and student international exchange programs; promote study abroad programs; promote integrating campus global perspectives in and beyond the curriculum; to improve campus and community awareness of international programs; to clarify and update policies; to evaluates adherence to these policies; and to serves as a forum for discussing relevant administrative and resource issues. The committee shall provide advice and expertise to the Office of International Education on issues related to program development, activities, and resource allocation. The committee shall report to the Senate its actions regarding international program development, activities, and resource allocation. The student member of the committee shall report the activities of the committee to the student Senate.

Meetings

The committee shall meet at least once each semester. The committee will determine meeting dates and times and publish them on the senate website.

Reports

Upon approval of the minutes, the committee shall report to the Senate its actions regarding international program development, activities, and resource allocation. The student member of the committee shall report the activities of the committee to the student Senate. At the end of each semester, the chair of the committee will submit to the Senate a summary report of committee activities.

Membership

The committee shall be composed of five faculty representatives; one student representative (nominated by the Student Government Association); two representatives from the various international councils, organizations, and programs (nominated by the Director of International Education and drawn from the campus representatives to the European, Asian, African and Americas Councils of the University System of Georgia; the campus representative to the Georgia Consortium for International Studies; members of the European Union Certificate Program; and members of the Latin American Certificate Program); two study abroad program directors (nominated by the Director of International Education); The Director of International Education shall serve as an ex officio, non-voting member. The members of the committee shall elect one of the five voting faculty representatives as Chairperson.

Approved March 2009