Senate Committee Priority Form
COMMITTEE NAME: Global Programs
CHAIR: Willie Ofosu
VICE CHAIR: Loukas Kalisperis
A. HIGH PRIORITY
A1) Address the problem of students who want to study abroad and reportedly have to begin working with Global Programs about 8 months out to prepare and get everything in place.
A2) Address the problem of students who live abroad and take World Campus courses in order to get around this lead-time issue.
A3) Address the offloading onto faculty of responsibility / risk management with regard to study abroad courses (with Faculty Affairs).
B1) Present report on International Students and Scholars titled “Supporting International Students and Scholars at Penn State”, highlighting campuses activities.
B2) Discuss how Penn State may make less attractive nations/continents more interesting for study abroad programs.
C. MANDATED AND TRADITIONAL REPORTS
LIAISON WITH OTHER SENATE, ADMINISTRATIVE, SPECIAL OR JOINT COMMITTEES