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International Education Committee (IEC)

 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE: MISSION AND CHARGE

The International Education Committee (IEC) strives to develop and sustain a comprehensive international ethos throughout the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) campus community. The IEC promotes global literacy at CSULB by fostering the internationalization of curricula and encouraging international experiences among faculty, staff, and students.

A. Charge

The duties of the International Education Committee shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Promoting a collaborative effort toward a “globally-engaged campus community” as stated in the CSULB Mission Statement;
  2. Proposing policies and policy revisions as appropriate related to International Education to CEPC;
  3. Collaborating with colleges, departments, and the Associate Vice President for International Education and Global Engagement to encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary curricular and programmatic internationalization; 
  4. Providing guidance, recommendations, and advocacy for International Education; 
  5. Supporting faculty efforts related to International Education; 
  6. Contributing advice and recommendations on International Educational linkages; 
  7. Encouraging efforts that enhance funding for International Education-related initiatives and research; 
  8. Coordinating the work of International Education Committee subcommittees and working groups pertaining to International Education; 
  9. Submitting an annual report of the committee’s activities to the chair of the Curriculum and Educational Policies Council (CEPC). 

B. Membership 

  1. Associate Vice President, International Education and Global Engagement, or Provost’s designee
  2. *Senior Director, Center for International Education, or designee
  3. *Director, Education Abroad, or designee
  4. *Director, International Students and Scholar Services, or designee
  5. *Director, Global Studies Institute, or designee
  6. Two (2) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of the Arts
  7. Two (2) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of Business 
  8. Two (2) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of Education
  9. Two (2) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of Engineering
  10. Two (2) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of Health and Human Services
  11. Four (4) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of Liberal Arts
  12. Two (2) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty members from College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  13. One (1) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer librarians faculty member
  14. One (1) tenured, tenure-track, or lecturer faculty member from the American Language Institute
  15. Three (3) staff members, selected by the Staff Council
  16. Two (2) students, selected by the Associated Students, Inc.
  17. One (1) member of the Curriculum and Educational Policies Council selected by the council, who should also be a member of the International Education Committee if possible; if an individual with dual membership is not available, the council member becomes a non-voting member of the International Education Committee

*Non-voting, ex-officio member 

Faculty members shall be recommended by the Academic Senate Nominating Committee. Members shall serve staggered, three-year terms and may be re-elected, but shall serve no more than two consecutive terms.

C. Governance
The committee is led by a Steering Group, comprised of an elected chair, vice chair, recorder, member- at-large, in addition to the Associate Vice President, International Education, and the Senior Director, Center for International Education.

CHARGE REVISED: FEBRUARY 16, 2017
REVISIONS EFFECTIVE: IMMEDIATELY