INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES COMMITTEE
[ MEMBERSHIP AND DOCUMENTS 2011-12 ]
[ MEMBERSHIP AND DOCUMENTS 2010-11 ]
[ MISSION ]
[ BY LAWS ]
The coordinator of each of the duly recognized Area Studies Programs, who shall have been appointed by the President of the University for a period of three years from nominees elected by the faculty members academically associated with each program. Additionally one more member from each Area Studies Program elected for a three-year term. Elections are staggered.
The Director of the Center for International Education, the Chair of the University Curriculum Committee and the Coordinator of the International Business Programs are ex-officio members.
The Committee shall organize itself after the beginning of each academic year but not later than the fourth week of the fall semester. The chairperson will be elected by the members of the Committee and serve a three-year term. The chairperson will be known as the Program Director.
Function And Responsibilities
1. To coordinate advising in programs in International and Area Studies.
2. To identify the faculty members who may appropriately be involved in each International or Area Studies program.
3. To recommend policies to the Faculty Senate which would affect International and Area Studies programs.
4. To review and recommend to the Curriculum Committee proposals for additions of or changes in International and Area Studies programs or courses. The International and Area Studies Program Committee reviews the International designation of courses.
These By-laws may be amended by 2/3 vote of the members present at any regular or special meeting of the Committee, provided that written proposed amendments are presented to the Committee members via the Chair at least two weeks prior to the meeting.