The CALS International Programs Committee serves as an advisory committee to the CALS International Programs Office. The primary purpose of the committee is to support efforts to revitalize, strengthen, and broaden international research, outreach, and development in collaboration with the CALS Office of Academic Affairs and Study Abroad as it pertains to international opportunities for undergraduates.
Charge and Function
- To help identify, recommend, and promote new international research, outreach, and development activities and assist in overseeing the implementation of these recommendations.
- To advise the CALS International Programs office in its efforts to support international programs in line with the recommendations related to research, outreach, and development outlined in the 2015 CALS International Programs Assessment Committee’s report.
- To liaise with committee members’ academic units and across the college and campus in their discipline and allied areas.
- To champion CALS international activities with the faculty, staff, and graduate students in the college and across campus and with collaborators in Wisconsin, the U.S., and abroad.
- To work with the director of CALS International Programs in apprising CALS administration on the activities and progress of international programs in keeping with its mission and vision.
- To collaborate with the CALS Office of Academic Affairs and Study Abroad as it pertains to international opportunities for undergraduates.
- The chair shall be appointed by the dean.
- The committee members shall generally be appointed by the dean. The membership will constitute:
- 12 faculty/staff representatives, including at least one academic/university staff member and
- The CALS International Programs Director, Associate Director and Program Assistant, and the Director of International Education and Study Abroad as non-voting ex officio members.
- Committee members serve staggered three-year terms, with the potential of renewal for up to one additional consecutive term.
Meetings will be scheduled as necessary by the chair. Meetings are expected to be held monthly during the academic year, with a minimum of two meetings a semester.