International Education

International Education Committee reports to the Provost and is composed of seven voting members appointed by the Provost as follows: five undergraduate faculty members (three from The College, including one from the departments teaching modern foreign languages, and two from the Williams School); two undergraduate students recommended by the Student EC (including one international student recommended by SAIL); and appropriate non-voting ex officio members (Associate Dean of The College, Associate Dean of the Williams School, Director of the Spring Term, Director of International Education, Associate Director of International Education, University Registrar, Study Abroad Adviser, and Spring Term Coordinator). Its responsibilities include working with the Director of International Education; coordinating and consulting on matters of mutual interest; and providing a faculty voice and general oversight on matters pertaining to study abroad and other international education issues as brought up by the Director, the Deans, and the Provost. Academic and policy recommendations will be sent to the faculty and/or administration through the usual process on:

  • academic matters pertaining to study abroad, including spring-term abroad
  • new program initiatives and development
  • general and specific policy issues including financial considerations, safety and liability issues, credit transfer, etc.
  • curricular and extra-curricular issues intrinsic to international education
  • Student Association for International Learning (SAIL)
  • international-student concerns

Paul Youngman, Chair

Ex Officio, Non-Voting Members:
Laurent Boetsch, Director of International Education
Katherine (Kip) Brooks, Study Abroad Adviser as committee secretary
Marc Conner, Chair, Spring Term Coordinating Committee
Scott Dittman, University Registrar
Marcia France, Associate Dean of The College
Amy Richwine, Associate Director of International Education
Robert Straughan, Associate Dean of the Williams School

Five Appointed Faculty Members - One annually for 4-year terms:
Roger Dean - 2011-2015
Mark Rush - 2014-2015 (replacing Suzanne Keen)
Mohamed Kamara - 2012-2016
Paul Youngman - 2012-2016
Irina Mazilu - 2014-2018

Two Students (one an international student recommended by SAIL) nominated by the Student EC, appointed by the President:
EC Nominee: Craig Shapiro '15U - 2014-2015
SAIL Nominee: Alejandro Paniagua '16U - 2014-2015