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Study Abroad Advisory Committee

Study Abroad Advisory Committee
 
The Study Abroad Advisory Committee is a Sub-Committee of PhilaU's Academic Opportunities and Oversight Committee to review and recommend Study Abroad Programs and Policies
 
The Procedure and Proposal Template for Approval and Removal of Programs from the Pre-Approved Program List can be downloaded here:
Program Proposal and Review Procedures for PhilaU Study Abroad.docx.


The Procedure and Proposal Template of Individual Special Approval for Non-Approved Programs can be downloaded here:
Special Approval Template for PhilaU Study Away.docx

 
Charge:
Review/monitor approved study-abroad programs and exchange agreements
Create and document a process for new programs and agreements
Review student application process
Review/monitor process for articulating courses and evaluating course equivalencies
Review process to evaluate transcripts and academic credit
Review policies and procedures for study abroad 


Current Membership:
Appointed members: 3 faculty, one from each College, as appointed by the Executive Dean
Raju Parakkal, CSHLA
Edgar Stach, CABE
Pielah Kim, DEC

Administrative offices:  as appointed by the Provost
Registrar (Tim Smalarz)
Student Life (Henry Humphreys)
Financial Aid (Brian Blackburn)
Short Courses (Meriel Tulante, Lisa Phillips)
Academic Success Center (Megan Mills)    
                                 
Ex Officio:                                          
 (2) SA Faculty Advisors
Stacey Van Dahm
David Loranger
Other Staff: 
Associate Provost (Beth Shepard-Rabadam)
 
Co-Chairs:                                          
Madeleine Wilcox, Manager of Domestic and International Study Away (SA)
One member of AOO, as selected by Advisory Committee
 

Meeting frequency:      
Twice per semester (September, December, February, April)
 
Reporting:
Annual Report due to Chair of AOOC in April/May.