International Initiatives

Membership 2021-2022 Term Expires Selection
Jim Foley 2023 a.1)
Grace Wang 2023 a.2)
Cecile Arquette 2024 a.3)
Saeid Vafaei 2022 a. 4)
Isaac Oliver 2022 a. 5)
Raj Iyer 2023 b. 1)
Jihyun Kim 2024 b. 2)
Mevy Portocarrero 2024 b. 3)
Christine Blouch ---- c. 1)
Rachel Webb ---- c. 2)
Pat Bower ---- c. 3)
TBD ---- c. 4)
Tim Koeltzow ---- c. 5)
Jobie Skaggs 2022 d. 1)

Faculty Handbook's Statement on Committee Membership

“The Committee on International Initiatives shall consist of the following:

  1. Faculty or staff members appointed by the Dean of the respective Colleges for staggered three-year terms:
    1. One member from the College of Business;
    2. One member from the College of Communications and Fine Arts;
    3. One member from the College of Education and Health Sciences;
    4. One member from the College of Engineering and Technology;
    5. One member from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  2. Faculty or staff members appointed by the department chairs or directors of those academic programs with explicitly internationalized/globalized curriculum for three-year terms:
    1. One member from International Business;
    2. One member from the Institute of International Studies;
    3. One member from World Languages and Cultures.
  3. Ex-officio members:
    1. The Director of Education Abroad;
    2. The Director of the Office of International Student and Scholar Services;
    3. The Senior Associate Director of Admissions and International Coordinator;
    4. The Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion;
    5. The Executive Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (CTEL).
  4. Other committee member:
    1. One faculty or staff member appointed by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  5. The Chairperson will be elected from the committee membership.”