International Studies

The Committee on International Studies shall evaluate and review policies and practices pertaining to the global mission of the University of Delaware, such as (but not limited to) study abroad programs, international scholarship and partnership opportunities, World Scholars, international service learning and research programs, English Language and academic programs with an embedded global experience, as well as programs for international students studying at the University of Delaware. The committee shall inform the Faculty Senate about these activities and make recommendations to improve them if necessary.

The Committee shall consist of a total of 10 members, including seven faculty, one provost representative, one undergraduate student and one graduate student. Faculty shall be from at least five of the eight colleges or schools governed by Deans in which faculty have primary appointments. The Committee on Committees and Nominations shall appoint the faculty members for this committee for terms of three years. Appointments shall be scheduled such that the faculty member’s terms will expire in a staggered manner. The Committee on Committees and Nominations shall appoint annually the chairperson from the seven faculty members. An eighth member of the committee shall be the Associate Deputy Provost for international programs or his or her designee, and this member shall serve to facilitate interactions between the committee and relevant administrative offices, but will not be a voting member of the committee. The committee will also include one undergraduate and one graduate student.

Chair: Tibor Toth

Committee Members:

Barbara Settles
Human Development & Family Sciences

Ri Na
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Tianjian (Tom) Hsu
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Tibor Toth
Biden School of Public Policy & Admin

Ju Young Shim
School of Nursing

Xiaopeng Ji
School of Nursing

Arthur Trembanis
School of Marine Science & Policy

Ravi Ammigan
Associate Provost, Center for Global Programs

Prerana Khatiwada
Graduate Student Representative

Isabella Duarte
Undergraduate Studies Representative