International Education and Globalization Programs and Activities (AP-01-203)

UW-River Falls Administrative Policy
Policy ID: AP-01-203
Effective: November 2, 1998
Last Review: November 2, 2013
Review: 1 year

International Education and Globalization
Programs and Activities
Maintained by: Provost
Approved by: Chancellor
Next Review Date: November 2, 2014


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Policy

This policy gives authority to Global Connections (GC) to centralize and coordinate all non-curricular, administrative international activities, both internal and external, to ensure that one office has awareness and knowledge of all international activity conducted by any and all campus constituents. Global Connections is responsible for formulating, promulgating and enforcing regulations and guidelines for the organization, development and execution of components of both study abroad programs and all other international activity.

Authority

The UW-River Falls Chancellor issues this policy in accordance with the Administrative Policy process.
The Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance is responsible for the administration of this policy. Request an exception to this policy by writing to administrative-policy@uwrf.edumail.

Sanctions and Appeals Process

Failure to adhere to the provisions of this policy may result in appropriate disciplinary action as provided under existing procedures applicable to students, faculty, and staff, and/or civil or criminal prosecution.

Procedure

See Global Connections Policies and Procedures and Study Abroad Programming Handbook found at http://www.uwrf.edu//GlobalConnections/StudyAbroad/FacultyStudyAbroadHandbook/Index.cfm

University Responsibilities

Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Assistant Chancellor for Business & Finance
College Deans
Enrollment Services
Other Offices as Indicated

Department/Unit Responsibilities

International education programs, activities and study abroad policies and procedures shall be maintained and administered by Global Connections and shall be updated annually. Faculty retain responsibility for all curricular issues.

Background

  1. UWS F-45; Financial and Administrative Policy for Study Abroad Programs Financial Policy and Procedure Paper #45 was issued on July 1, 1993, by System Administration in an effort to standardize the financial policies and procedures of study abroad programs.
    http://www.uwsuper.edu/oip/StudyAbroad/faculty-resources/upload/ACIS7-Final-Version-April-2008.pdfdocumentlink
  2. Past and Best Practices.

Contact

Please direct questions about this policy to administrative-policy@uwrf.edumail.