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Global Awareness - History | Liberal Arts HIPs


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Global Awareness - History | Liberal Arts HIPs

In addition to language study, UW-Superior has developed significant strength in global studies. The Global Awareness plan builds upon this existing strength to make global studies a centerpiece of the student experience at UW-Superior. The plan includes a number of curricular innovations that fall into three broad categories: 1) Language Study; 2) International Programs; and 3) Global Economic Development.        

2006-2007

  • Conducted national search for Mandarin Chinese faculty
  • Provided budget increase for Office of International Programs
  • Charter institutional member of Global Language Program, Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea

2007-2008

  • Offer courses in Mandarin Chinese
  • Search for additional staff in the Office of International Programs
  • Creation of the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Appointment of the Associate Dean for International Education and Programs
  • Revised agreement with Ibaraki University, Japan for Japanese immersion exchange program
  • Exchange agreement with Bishop's University, Quebec, Canada

2008-2009

  • Search for and hire French faculty
  • French courses moved from Continuing Education to regular curriculum
  • Study Abroad Advisor and support staff added to Office of International Programs.
  • Global Studies Minor approved
  • ESL course offerings increased to four courses.

2009-2010

  • Administrative Guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs revised
  • Protocol for Emergencies Abroad developed
  • Search for and hire Global Economic Development (G.E.D.) position
  • Draft of "What does it mean to be globally aware?" document completed

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