International Education

International Education Committee reports to the Provost comprises 14 individuals, with seven members appointed by the Provost and seven ex officio members. The Provost appoints five undergraduate faculty members (three from The College, including one from the departments teaching modern foreign languages, and two from the Williams School) and two undergraduate students recommended by the Student EC (including one international student recommended by SAIL). The ex officio members are: Associate Dean of The College, Associate Dean of the Williams School, University Registrar, Director of the Spring Term, and from the Center for International Education, the Director, Associate Director, Study Abroad Adviser, and Program Coordinator. The committee's 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 Members:
Laurent Boetsch, Director of International Education
Katherine (Kip) Brooks, Study Abroad Adviser, International Education, as committee secretary
Marc Conner, Chair, Spring Term Coordinating Committee
Latha Dawson, Program Coordinator, International Education
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