December 30, 1899
CIGE has collected examples of policies, programs, surveys, and other resources from participants in the Internationalization Laboratory program and other institutions.
Resources are organized below according to the six aspects of the CIGE Model for Comprehensive Internationalization, and are provided as models for other colleges and universities as they pursue their internationalization goals.
Duke University’s strategic plan describes the 6 enduring themes that describe and define the institution. They are: interdisciplinarity, knowledge in the service of society, centrality of the humanities and interpretative social sciences, internationalization, diversity, and affordability and access.
Juniata College’s mission states that the institution is dedicated to supporting a quality liberal arts experience and to graduate alumni who will provide service and ethical leadership within the global community.
Kalamazoo College envisions that students will learn in a community that is comprehensively internationalized and provides students with multiple experiences for global learning and leadership.
Barnard College aims to educate students about their local community as well as cultivate active leaders and responsible citizens of the increasingly interconnected, global community.
University of North Carolina - Greensboro (2011)
UNCG's internationalization plan is the work of the university's Internationalization Taskforce. This plan provides specific recommendations to the faculty and administration, calling for changes in infrastructure to enhance international education. Additionally, the plan outlines 18 recommendations for comprehensive internationalization and describes 5 university-wide student learning competencies that UNCG students should have developed by the time of graduation.
Central Connecticut State University (2010)
This report is the culmination of Central's participation in ACE's Internationalization Laboratory. The document includes an example of international/intercultral competences for CCSU students and a faculty survey on internationalization. The future of internationalization initiatives and the challenges for implementing comprehensive internationalization are also discussed. The report ends with 4 recommendations for the current internationalization committee.
St. Catherine University (2010)
St. Catherine's internationalization plan begins by listing 6 key strenghts that exist at the university. The internationalization plan builds on these strengths and puts forth 4 goals for cultural competence and global perspective, with the intention of developing students' understanding of their place in the world.
University of Kentucky (2009)
The strategic plan for internationalization consists of seven goals for the University of Kentucky along with specific strategies and metrics to measure these goals.
Seton Hall University (2009)
The Strategic Proposal for Internationalizing Seton Hall University is based on the recommendations of project committees in five areas (Infrastructure, Cultural Initiatives, International Partnerships, Study Abroad, and International Curriculum). Each project group produced a series of strategic goals as well as action steps to meet these goals. This document summarizes the project teams’ efforts as well as attempts to limit the duplication across groups.
Juniata College (2009)
The Global Engagement Initiative at Juniata College outlines 4 areas for improvements in internationalization. They are curricular learning, community learning, experiential learning, and administrative support. The document also addresses concerns regarding funding for internationalization.
Montana State University (2008)
The internationalization plan for Montana State University begins with a brief analysis of the university’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. The document breaks down the goals from the Strategic Vision into sub-goals as appropriate, defines benchmarks to measure progress as needed, and proposes a series of strategies to accomplish the goals.
Indiana University (2008)
The international strategic plan for Indiana University consists of four components (education abroad; exchanges, affiliations, and international strategic partnerships; international faculty research; and serving the international needs of the State of Indiana) and 20 goals for advancing these four components.
University of Richmond (2006)
The University of Richmond’s strategic goals for international education lists five goals as well as the action steps and assessment plan for each goal.
Kennesaw State University (2004)
Kennesaw State University’s internationalization priority timeline lists 10 strategic priorities and the action plan for the next year and for the next three to five years for each priority.
The State University of New York at Buffalo
Titled "The Global Imperative: Making UB an International University", this report shares findings and recommendations of the international strategy task group. Organized under the three headings of student experience, faculty, and institution, the report examines current strengths and weakness in each category and provides recommendations for each.
St. Catherine University (2010-2013)
This document describes the role and responsibilities of the Internationalization Council at St. Catherine University. Membership in and function of the council are also included.
Beloit College (2012)
This document describes the role of Beloit College's Committee on International Education. A list of members is included along with recent achievements of the committee.
University of Wyoming (2011-2012)
This webpage contains a collection of documents related to UW's participation in the ACE Internationalization Laboratory. Included in these documents is a letter of charge from the provost to UW's Internationalization Laboratory Leadership Team.
University of Iowa (2010)
This is a website on the Task Force on Internationalization and Diversity at the University of Iowa. It details the charge of the Task Force, members of the organization, and updates on its activities.
Barnard College (2008)
This webpage contains Barnard's internationalization mission statement, created by its Office of International Programs.
Park University (2007)
This document details the charge of the Internationalization and Multicultural Education Committee at Park University broken down into six objectives.
New Mexico State University (2006)
This is a letter from the Provost, William Flores, to the members of the International Programs Advisory Committee explaining his objective to revisit the mission or the charge of the committee as well as soliciting recommendations on whether NMSU should participate in the ACE Internationalization Laboratory program.
Northern Virginia Community College (2005)
This is a letter from the Executive Vice President, John Dever, to the members of the Internationalization Task Force writing to appoint them to their position and provide them with the charge of the committee.
This document contains Provost Mahler's charge to the campus leadership team to participate in ACE's Internationalization Laboratory. The document outlines the team's plan and describes the context for the project at Kalamazoo College.
This webpage is the home of Brown's International Coordinating Council, a committee of administrators responsible for international issues on campus.
This webpage describes the purpose of Princeton's Council for International Teaching and Research. The council is responsible for managing resources and investing them in international partnerships.
Kennesaw State University
Survey of faculty attitudes about internationalization to determine the effectiveness of international programs at KSU.
New Mexico State University
Survey of department heads about international activities in their departments collected during one-on-one interviews.
|Indiana University School of Business
Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business requires students majoring in undergraduate business to include 6 credit hours of international study or experience in their program of study in order to meet degree requirements.
Binghamton University Languages Across the Curriculum
Languages Across the Curriculum (LxC) is a curricular enrichment program that provides Binghamton University students with the opportunity to apply their existing languages skills in courses outside of language departments in languages other than English.
Tufts University Medical Students Without Borders
This article describes a course designed for medical students that traveled to Nicaragua for a month to provide medical treatment and improve public health conditions. The article also discusses the impact the students felt they had on the communities they served in Nicaragua.
Park University course planning document
This is a booklet produced by the Park University Internationalization Task force and distributed to faculty in the spring of 2007. It gives examples of how different classes have been internationalized at Park.
Design and Communication Technology (IUPUI)
This PowerPoint presentation explains the nature and scope of the Global Design Studio, which is a student-centered distance learning collaboration that focuses on humanitarian projects. There is a section of the presentation that discusses specific Global Design Studio projects.
Teacher Preparation for the Global Age (Longview Foundation)
This publication shares strategies that are currently being implemented in U.S. schools, colleges, and departments of education to develop globally competent teachers. Examples of global competencies and instructional methodologies are included in this work.
The Middle Passage Initiative at Barnard College
As a program designed to heal the “rupture in the conversations between Europeans and Africans,” the Middle Passage Initiative uses literature to create a dialogue across the Atlantic. The program is supported by the Gilder and Ford Foundations.
Tufts University International Veterinary Medicine Signature Opportunity
The International Veterinary Medicine Program at Tufts University focuses on supporting animal health and the advancement of agricultural systems in developing countries as well as international issues in global health. Students in this program take part in both classroom and field-based educational opportunities.
Beloit College international poetry reading
Beloit College offers an example of promoting international collaboration in the fine arts. Beloit hosted a three-day festival of International poetry that featured notable poets from Chile, Russia, Germany, Cuba, and France.
Indiana University Global Village
The IU Global Village is a community on IU’s campus that is home to undergraduate students who wish to learn about foreign cultures, languages, and international affairs. The students who live in this community participate in workshops, special interest groups, and film series as well as other events that focus on global topics.
|Oregon State University Criteria for Promotion and Tenure
In its guidelines for how faculty members may achieve tenure, Oregon State explains that international and global issues are part of the faculty’s responsibilities and are a factor when considering tenure. In particular, Oregon State stresses internationalization in both teaching and service.
University of Minnesota Faculty Tenure Policy
This document outlines the faculty tenure and promotion policy at the University of Minnesota, which includes consideration of international experience and activities in the review process, and the need for faculty to establish an international reputation.
University of Richmond Faculty Seminar Abroad
Faculty members from various schools and departments across the University of Richmond have the opportunity to participate in two and three-week seminars abroad in order to gain new knowledge about a region or country, and participate in a dialogue with their international counterparts.
|Arcadia University First Year Experience
Arcadia University offers a semester-long study abroad program to England or Scotland for first-year undergraduate students. Students are eligible based on academic merit and must be invited by Arcadia to apply.
Webster University Global Internship Exchange
Webster University offers a Global Internship program for both international students studying at Webster and for domestic students wishing to intern abroad. International students are placed in an 8-week program with a company in Missouri while domestic students are placed with companies in Austria, China, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland, The Netherlands, or the United Kingdom.
Global Match at Park University
The “Global Match” program at Park University pairs an incoming international student with a faculty or staff member. This document describes the parameters of the program as well as the benefits for both the student and the faculty/staff.
|Indiana University Policy on Offshore and Cross-Border Programs
This document outlines Indiana University’s policy regarding the approval of cross-border programs, which include branch campuses, offshore academic programs, overseas university centers or offices, and distance education programs. The purpose of the policy is to protect the interests of IU as well as those of the students, faculty, and staff who participate in these programs.