Missouri State University

Study Abroad Advisory Committee

Study Abroad Advisory Committee Roster

2013/2014

 

David Romano, PS, CHPA, Chair     2015

Roberta Aram, COE                          2014

Courtney Pham, MK, COB                2016

David Dowdy, FL, COAL                    2014

Carmen Boyd, CHHS                         2016

Linnea Iantria, GG, CNAS,                  2015

Michael Burton, AG                             2016

Elizabeth Strong, Director, Study Away Programs, ex officio


Purpose:

(1)  Shall meet on a regular basis (as determined necessary by committee members and the Study Abroad office) to award exploratory travel away funds to faculty who have completed all application requirements for such.

(2)  Shall meet on a regular basis (as determined necessary by committee members and the Study Abroad office) to determine the winners of the annual Award for Excellence in Study Away Programming.

(3)  Shall serve as an advisory committee to the director of the Study Abroad Office.

(4)  Shall serve as an advisory resource for faculty, department heads and deans who wish to consult the committee regarding their own study abroad programs.

 

Membership: The Study Abroad Advisory Committee shall be composed of seven (7) full-time faculty members from different colleges of the University, appointed by the chairperson of the Faculty Senate (or their designee), and the Director of the Study Abroad Office, who will serve as ex officio member without vote. A majority of the faculty members on the committee will have had experience leading a study away trip in the past. Members will serve for a term of three (3) years and may be reappointed for one succeeding term. Members will serve staggered three-year terms, so that one-third of the membership shall be replaced each year. The chairperson of the Faculty Senate shall appoint the chairperson of the committee.