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International Education Committee (IEC)

Purpose or Function:The International Education Committee shall serve in an advisory role to the Office of International Education (OIE). The Committee will promote the educational mission of the University, especially as it relates to the University's Strategic Plan. IEC will bring awareness around the campus for the international programs, review and evaluate OIE’s priorities and will identify and make recommendations on how to best integrate international and domestic students, expand study abroad opportunities, and internationalize the University and –by extension-the community.

Membership:The Committee includes, one representative from ESLI, one Student Government Association representative, one University Council of Student Organizations representative, one International Student Organization representative, one Graduate Council representative, one faculty member from each of the five Colleges to be appointed by the dean of that college, one representative from the Staff Council, and one World Affairs Council of South Texas representative. The Provost, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Registrar, and OIE Director are continuing appointments.

Members will normally serve two-year staggered renewable terms.  Representatives of student organizations will serve one-year renewable terms. ESLI, ISO, SGA, UCSO, Staff Council, and Graduate Council will appoint their respective representatives.  The main criteria for their participation in the IEC shall be that they be genuinely interested in internationalization of the campus. The IEC shall annually elect a Chair and a Vice Chair.

Chair: Elected by the Committee

Responsible University Official: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs



Term, if applicable

Waheeduzzaman, Abu

College of Business Faculty Representative (Chair)

Aug - 2018

Murphy, Tom

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative (Vice Chair)

Aug - 2018

Phillips, Clarenda

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Sanford, Amy Aldridge

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs


Chapa, Missy

University Registrar


Yu, Derek

Director, Office of International Education


Carson, Brendan

Study Group

Aug - 2019

Alsodani, Raid

International Student Organization Representative

Aug - 2018

Mollick, Joseph

Graduate Council Representative

Aug - 2018

Zeng, Guang

College of Education & Human Development Representative

Aug - 2018

Greene, Pam

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative

Aug - 2018

Garcia-Carillo, Luis

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative

Aug - 2019

Foster, Delaney

Staff Council Representative

Aug - 2018

Strittmatter, Kristin

Student Government Representative

Aug - 2018

Allen, Connar

UCSO Representative

Aug - 2018

Beckman, Gerald

World Affairs Council Representative

Aug - 2018


Last Updated: 04/09/2018