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This brief summary provides a quick overview of internationalization in the Strategic Plan, and an overview of the five directions of internationalization being undertaken by the Office of International Education and Study Abroad and the university as a whole. More complete versions of these documents are available upon request. International elements in the strategic plan are divided into five categories:
1.3.2 Survey alumni of record. (Work on International Alumni Association.)
2.1.4 Review admission and graduation requirements for academic programs. (Work with international competencies graduation requirements.)
2.1.7 Provide the library resources needed for academic excellence at all Campus Centers and for online programs. (International Resource Center.)
2.1.8 Provide academic enrichment initiatives. (Work with International programs.)
2.2.1 Develop and implement a Faculty Recruitment Plan. (Work with international faculty.)
2.2.8 Increase the number of faculty who participate in student study abroad programs.
2.3.1 Increase the academic preparedness of first-time freshmen. (Work with internationalization of curriculum.)
2.3.4 Document that students achieve program competencies prior to graduation. (Work with international competencies.)
2.4.3 Create a Center for International Business and Management.
2.4.4 Create a Center for Global Understanding.
2.5.1 Increase the number of majors and minors with an international focus.
2.5.2 Integrate globalization into the curriculum and into course requirements for graduation.
2.5.3 Create a Visiting Global Scholars Program to bring international teachers/researchers/artists to teach face-to-face and online and to collaborate with resident faculty.
2.5.4 Become a leader in innovative delivery models of international/global education.
2.5.5 Conduct annually a Conference on Global Solutions.
2.5.6 Increase student international/global experience via co-curricular programs on campus.
2.6.1 Grow existing and new programs through strategic planning and curricular development. (Work with International programs.)
2.7.3 Develop the Park University Lecture Series and Concert Series to draw regional as well as national attendance. (Work with International recognized scholars.)
2.7.4 Enhance the Universitys Honors Program. (Work in combining honors and study abroad programs.)
2.7.5 Provide funding for Graduate Assistantships. (Work with international students.)
3.1.1 Conduct a benchmark analysis to identify best practices. (Work with International programs.)
3.2 Student recruitment and retention will be strategic and market driven. (Work with international students.)
4.6.2 Complete redesign and reorganization of the website. (Work with international admissions and programs website.)