Enhancing Global Reach across the Curriculum

• Enhanced support for interdisciplinary programs including area studies — American, Asian,
Africana, Latin America and Caribbean, Russian and East European
• Hired first faculty member dedicated to international affairs, and others with expertise in
religious studies and Latin America; history and the Middle East, film and media studies and Asia, and religious studies and Africa
• Revised international affairs major
• Created office of international and off-campus education with full-time director
• Established objectives for off-campus interim courses to be cross-disciplinary and connect
significant cultural engagement and experiential learning with academic knowledge
• Expanded opportunities for students to study abroad particularly in non-Western and non-Anglophone countries
• Enhanced language offerings
• Incorporated global and multicultural learning objectives into revised Common Course of
Study including expectation of elementary proficiency in a second language

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