C-6 International Programs and Studies Committee

Chair: Jeanne Freeland Graves
Chair Elect: Cory A. Reed
Minutes (PDF):

To be posted following meetings, if appropriate.

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited)

Committee's annual reports from previous years:

FUNCTION: To advise the Faculty Council and the executive vice president and provost on policies and procedures pertinent to the development, implementation, and operation of international programs at the University and pedagogical and research programs involving overseas study and/or work with internationally oriented agencies.

COMPOSITION: COMPOSITION: Five voting members of the General Faculty for three-year staggered terms and two students. At least one faculty member of the committee shall be a member of a foreign language department. One [S]student member[s] shall be appointed by the President from [a] each of the panels [of names] submitted by Student Government and the Senate of College Councils. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms. Each year, the committee shall elect its own Chair and Vice Chair who shall be voting faculty members of the committee. The President, through delegation authority to the Executive Vice President and Provost, shall appoint annually, as administrative advisors without vote, the Vice Provosts for Undergraduate Studies and for Graduate Studies, one person selected form the academic associate deans of the colleges and schools, one person selected from among the directors of UT Austin area studies centers, and one person selected from among the assistants to the UT Austin administration in the area of international programs and related student services.1

Members, 2013-14:
  Ali, Samer M. 2012-2014 associate professor, anthropology
  Freeland-Graves, Jeanne 2012-2015 professor, nutritional sciences
  Lara, Fernando 2012-2015 associate professor, architecture
  Palmer, Deborah K. 2013-2016 associate professor, curriculum and instruction
  Reed, Cory A. 2013-2016 associate professor, Spanish and Portuguese

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Freiberger, Oliver 2013-2014 associate professor, Asian studies
  Olson, Jon E. 2013-2014 associate professor, petroleum and geosystems engineering

Two Students:
  Li, Jeffrey Niu 2013-2014 Student Government representative
  Paulter, Grace Anne 2013-2014 Student Government representative

Administrative Advisors:
  Biow, Douglas ex officio
without vote
director, academic program
  Ellzey, Janet ex officio
without vote
vice provost for international programs (representing the provost for undergraduate studies)
  Flores, Richard ex officio
without vote
academic associate deans, liberal arts

  Hamir, Heather Barclay ex officio
without vote
director, study abroad
  Langois, Judith H. ex officio
without vote
vice provost, graduate studies

1On December 17, 2013, the proposed changes received final approval from UT System. See legislation D10596-10599.