Study Abroad Advisory Committee

Charge

  1. Recommend guidelines for proposing, delivering and assessing study abroad programs;
  2. Create policies and procedures to promote and facilitate study abroad programs such as faculty led, exchange, and language immersion, as well as consortiums for students;
  3. Review and recommend all international partnership agreements related to Study Abroad with universities, colleges, and non-profit institutions;
  4. Review all study abroad proposals (their frequency, rotation, and distribution) and make recommendations for UCA study abroad programs;
  5. Assess safety of all study abroad programs to meet UCA study abroad crisis and risk management policies;
  6. Make recommendations that promote accessible and affordable programs for all UCA students; and
  7. Promote professional development related to study abroad for the UCA community.

Membership

  1. One faculty representative elected from each academic college.
  2. One faculty representative elected from faculty members unaffiliated with an academic college.
  3. Three faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate.
  4. The study abroad coordinator, associate director for international engagement and associate vice president for international engagement (or designee) will also serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.
  5. One student representative appointed by the Student Government Association to serve a one-year term.

The associate vice president for international engagement (or designee) serves as chair of the committee. All faculty members serve three-year staggered terms.

Members

Member Term Title
Susan Barclay 2020 COE, elected
 Chris Fritzges  2018 CFAC, elected
 Leah Horton 2019 CNSM, elected
 Joe McGarrity 2020 COB, elected
 Anne Bryan 2018 CHBS, elected
Michael Kithinji 2019 CLA, elected
 Jayme Stone 2019 Unaffiliated, elected
Candice Barnes At large, 2020 Faculty Senate Appointee
 Cindy Lee (Unaffiliated/Honors) At large, 2018 Faculty Senate Appointee
 Ken Sobel (CHBS) At large, 2019 Faculty Senate Appointee
Natalie Flemming Permanent Study Abroad Coordinator
Ashley Pettingill Permanent Associate Director for International Engagement
Phillip Bailey Permanent, Chair Interim Associate Vice President for International Engagement
Rose McGarrity 2018 Student, SGA

 

Meetings:

The committee meets at least three times each fall and spring academic semester with minutes of the meetings posted online.

Reports to:

provost

Last updated: October 12, 2016