Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:
1. Establishing, maintaining, and updating the procedures and criteria used to review proposals for offering credit-generating courses or programs of study at foreign or international sites. The committee shall publicize the standards used to determine if awarding academic credit is appropriate.
2. Receiving and reviewing all proposals for offering credit-generating courses or programs of study at foreign or international sites provided the proposed offering has been approved by the appropriate department(s) and dean(s). The review shall provide for consultation with the Office of International Education. Upon approval by the committee, the proposal shall be forwarded to the appropriate curriculum committee (or dean in the case of umbrella course topics) for further review.
3. Reviewing the International Studies (INS) minor program and courses with the INS prefix. The committee shall receive and review all proposals for revisions in the requirements for the INS minor and all proposals for new or revised courses with the INS prefix. The review shall provide for consultation with the Director of the International Studies Curriculum. Upon approval by the committee, the proposal shall be forwarded to the Dean of the College of Liberal Studies and to the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for further review.
4. Advising the Director of the Office of International Education and other administrative authorities and university committees in the development, application, and evaluation of policies and procedures for global education programs.
5. Providing for the periodic review and assessment of the university's international education programs, policies, and procedures. The areas reviewed shall include both credit and non-credit study tours, foreign study and exchange programs, and international student issues.
6. Receiving annual reports on the number of international students enrolled at UW-L, the number of UW-L students participating in global education programs, and the number of international education opportunities for UW-L faculty and staff.
[7. Meeting with the International Student Organization and the Director of the Office of International Education to discuss issues regarding the needs of international students.]
Membership of the committee shall consist of nine faculty members, one academic staff member chosen by the Academic Staff Council, and three students. The faculty membership shall include at least two representatives from each of the College of Liberal Studies and the College of Science and Health, and at least one representative from the College of Business Administration. [The student membership shall include at least one representative from the International Student Organization.] The Director of the Office of International Education and the Director of the International Studies Curriculum shall serve as nonvoting consultants to the committee. The committee shall elect its chairperson. A committee member shall abstain from voting on the approval of any proposal to offer courses or programs of study at international sites if the committee member or the committee determines that the proposal presents a conflict of interest for the committee member.