Internationalization Committee

Membership:    2017-2018

(3-year terms, term expiring 30 June of year in brackets)

Name and Term ExpiryPosition / Constituency
Dan Coleman (Chair) [e-o] Assistant Vice-President Academic
Drew Rendall (Senator) [e-o] Vice-President (Research) designate
Robert MacKinnon (Senator)  [e-o] Vice-President (Saint John)
Nancy O'Shea [e-o] Director, International Student Advisor's Office
Valerie McGinn [e-o] Global Learning and Engagement Co-ordinator
Shawna Bergin [e-o] Registrar (F)
Gwen Attard [e-o] Secretary
Mark Hirschkorn (2020) Education
Brigitte Leblon (2020) (Senator) FOREM
Weiqui Yu (2020) Arts
Van Lantz (2020) (Senator) FOREM
Vokhid Urinov (2020) Law
Greg Duquette (2020) Kinesiology
Sushen Basak(2018) Primary Undergraduate Student
Emily Meagher (2018) Alternate Undergraduate Student
Theresa Akomode (2018) Primary Graduate Student
Sally McGrath (2018) Alternate Graduate Student

(a) Terms of Reference

(Approved by F Senate January 2017)

The Senate Internationalization Committee advises and makes recommendation to the Fredericton Senate on matters related to the internationalization of the Fredericton campus.  It promotes the development and review of the international objectives and priorities of the Fredericton campus.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Committee may:

  1. advise Senate on matters related to internationalization;
  2. develop and review long-term and mid-term objectives, plans and prioritiesfor internationalization initiatives for presentation to Senate;
  3. undertake and organize such studeis of, and consultations on, the University's interantionalization objectives, methods, organization and policies as it deems necessary, or as are referred to it by the President, the Senate, or a Faculty Council through Senate;
  4. promote proposals as appropriate for consideration by academic units and Senate in areas of internationalization matters;
  5. review and advsie Senate on international memoranda of understanding (MOU) proposals and renewals from academic units prior to submission ot Senate or reference to other Senate COmmittees and bodies at UNBSJ as appropriate.

Note:  When the Committee is considering matters with financial implications for the Fredericton campus, it will consult with the Vice-Presidetn (Administration and Finance) on these matters.

(b) Membership (15)

  • Ex-Officio
    • Assistant Vice-President Academic
    • Vice-President (Research) or designate
    • Vice-President (SJ)
    • Director, International Student Advisor's Office
    • Global Learning and Engagement Co-ordinator
    • Registrar (F) - consultant (non-voting)
    • Secretary (non-voting)
  • 6 Senate appointees recommended by the Senate Nominating Committee
  • 1 Undergraduate student and their alternate
  • 1 Graduate student and their alternate