University Committee on International Studies & Programs

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Committee Description


The University Committee on International Studies and Programs (ISP) provides for broad based participation by the University faculty and students in the policy making of the Office of International Studies and Programs.

The Committee shall serve in an advisory-consultative capacity on all matters pertaining to the work of the Dean's office including: undergraduate and graduate study abroad programs, foreign student affairs, exchange relationships with foreign institutions, international comparative and area studies, international contractual projects and other relationships.

The Committee shall also consult and advise the Dean of International Studies and Programs with respect to the coordination of the University's overseas projects with the University's academic program; the types of recruitment and retention of qualified MSU faculty and staff for such projects; the contribution of such projects to the research, service and educational goals of the University; the academic propriety of current and proposed overseas projects; types of overseas projects in which the University shall engage; and qualifications for employment of non-university project members.

The Committee shall also serve as the principal channel of communication at the policy level between the Office of International Studies and Programs and faculty and students.