Study Abroad Programs

Brief Description: 

Reviews and approves academic standards in study abroad programs of the University granting academic credit; reviews new program proposals.

Charge and Responsibilities: 

The Study Abroad Programs Committee shall: (1) regularly review and approve the academic standards of organized study abroad programs now associated with the University for the continued granting of academic credit; (2) establish policy, evaluate, and make recommendations to the faculty, through the University Senate, regarding the approval of any proposed study abroad programs; (3) follow the most recent academic standards for study abroad programs enumerated by the Oregon University System of Higher Education. The Committee works with the International Affairs Advisory Committee to recommend broad institutional policies and goals for programs of study and other opportunity abroad.

Membership Requirements: 

Membership of the Study Abroad Programs Committee is not fixed, however, it must include faculty and students. Membership traditionally includes 7-9 faculty and 2 students, plus the Director of Study Abroad Programs (ex officio) and a representative of the University Registrar's Office (ex officio).

Reporting Deadlines: 

The Study Abroad Programs Committee shall report to the University Senate. At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Senate President and Senate Executive Coordinator no later than June 1. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.

Current Members: 
MemberUnitContactTerm Exp Chair
Michal YoungComputer & Information Sciencemichal@uoregon.edu2018 
Shabnam AhktariMathematicsakhtari@uoregon.edu2018 
Laura HollandAmerican English Institute/Linguisticslgh@uoregon.edu2017 
Nicole DahmenJournalism & Communicationndahmen@uoregon.edu2017 
N. Christopher PhillipsMathematicsncp@uoregon.edu2017 
Nathalie HesterRomance Languagesnhester@uoregon.edu2017 
Chris EllisEconomicscjellis@uoregon.edu2017 
 Student 2017 
 Student 2017 
Brian LoweryRegistrar's Office representativeblowery@uoregon.eduEx Officio 
Kathy PooleExecutive Director, Global Education Oregonkpoole@uoregon.eduEx Officio Non-Voting 
Katie (Rancik) MurrayInternational Affairs Representativekrancik2@uoregon.eduEx Officio Non-VotingConvener

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Category or Type: 

Standing Committee

Selection Process: 


Additional Information: 

Additional information can be found on the University Senate Committee Archive page.