Meeting Dates and Agendas

Nov. 16, 2016

  • Welcoming Remarks from the Provost
  • Member Introductions
  • Mandate of IC and Vision of Comprehensive Internationalization
  • Report on what has been done the last two years

Material(s): IC PowerPoint, Comprehensive Internationalization Document-Hudzik; Cornell White Paper

Dec. 12, 2016

  • Discussion with the Chinese student organization about their concerns (academic, social, safety)
  • Ideas for better supporting and integrating international students, with a focus on a combined domestic and international student orientation in the fall of 2017 (Pat Burak and Carrie Abbott) – in line with our decision to focus on the first year – the next step would be more international content and perspective in first year course
  • Discussion of IC subcommittees (who is on them, how they will work)
  • International student recruitment (Dolan Evanovich, Maurice Alvin Harris, Amy Sloan-Garris, Peter Vanable)

Jan. 25, 2017

  • Demonstrating Beta version of the database of faculty doing international research at SU
  • Discussing the Functional Analysis of International Activities, Roles, Offices, Events
  • Subcommittee on international students to address recruitment, safety and integration issues

Material(s): Academic Strategic Plan WG 4 Final Report; Implementation WG 3 Final Recommendations; Functional Analysis of International Activities, Roles, Offices, Events

Feb. 7, 2017

  • Brainstorming ideas for the Exemplary International Student Experience (PowerPoint distributed as a starting point)
  • Discussing issues of recruitment, safety, self-segregation, and protocols concerning international students

Material(s): Best Practices, Seeking Best Practices for Integrating International and Domestic Students

Feb, 28, 2017

  • IC Steering Committee meeting/conversation with international students

Material(s): International Student Questions

March 21, 2017

  • Debriefing on the discussion with international students and the revised PowerPoint
  • Screening of videos about welcoming students
  • Discussion with Sr. VP Dolan Evanovich about short- and long-term plans/initiatives and how IC may be able to help

April 5, 2017

  • Generate a draft list of recommendations for creating an exemplary international student experience; recruitment, orientations, student experience in the classroom, student experience out of the classroom.