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: TBD

Committee Members:

Barbara Settles
settlesb@udel.edu
Human Development & Family Sciences
2025

Beth Orsega- Smith
eosmith@udel.edu
Behavioral Health & Nutrition
2023

Zuabar Hossain
zubaer@udel.edu
Mechanical Engineering
2023

Ri Na
nari@udel.edu
Civil & Environmental Engineering
2025

Tain-Jian (Tom) Hsu
thsu@udel.edu
Civil & Environmental Engineering
2025

Tibor Toth
tibi@udel.edu
Biden School of Public Policy & Admin
2024

Ju Young Shim
jushin@udel.edu
School of Nursing
2025

Ravi Ammigan
rammigan@udel.edu
Associate Provost, International Programs

Michael Dugbater
dugbater@udel.edu
Graduate Student Representative