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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

International Affairs Draft Strategic Plan: 2014 - 2019

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/kearneyic/strategic.html

Vision:

The International Affairs Unit aspires to foster global citizenship across our diverse campus, community and world.

Mission Statement:

The Kearney International Center promotes and supports global awareness, intercultural understanding, and individual sensitivity to the diversity of life, culture and intellectual pursuits. In support of Minnesota State University, Mankato’s mission to break down barriers, create solutions and achieve great things, the Kearney International Center:

  • Recruits, orients and engages international students and scholars
  • Manages global partnerships and programs
  • Encourages and supports students to enrich their lives through diverse cultural and educational experiences in the U.S. or abroad
  • Shares expertise to support faculty and staff in collaboration with departments to further University internationalization efforts
  • Facilitates cultural programming for students, scholars, campus and community
  • Advocates within the University and community on behalf of our student and scholar population
  • Provides non-immigrant visa services and advising
  • Administers and expands scholarship resources
  • Conducts ongoing assessment to improve programs and services

Aims, Goals, Objectives, Actions (not in priority order)

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  • Aim I. Contribute to achieving University enrollment, diversity and global perspective goals

Goal A Increase the number of participants served by the Kearney International Center

Objectives:

Recruit more degree-seeking students who are first-time freshman and/or new to the United States and more students eligible for the IELI program

Actions:

Target EducationUSA Centers in strategic locations with large target populations; Send current students to EducationUSACenters and high-schools during visits home; Run Facebook ads in strategic locations with large underrepresented target populations

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director, IELI Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec., ISSS Retention Spec.
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Participate in agency-led international recruitment tours to strategic areas (SE Asia, E. Europe, Russia, Turkey or Latin America)

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
June 2017
Rationale:
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Contact international school counselors and the Overseas Assoc. for College Admissions Counseling and promote MSU

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec., IELI Director
Completion Date:
December 2014
Rationale:
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Integrate faculty, administrators, and staff into international recruitment activities

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director, ISSS Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Market MSU, Mankato as an LGBT-friendly school to international LGBT youth groups

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
LGBT Center, Printing Services
Completion Date:
May 2015
Rationale:
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Recruit more international transfer students

Actions:

Conduct a series of multi-year site visits to selected two-year schools in strategic locations (Pacific Northwest, California, Upper Midwest)

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director, ISSS Retention Spec.
Completion Date:
May 2016
Rationale:
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Participate in Regional NAFSA conferences for a three-year period

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
December 2016
Rationale:
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Conduct a multi-year series of site visits to selected two-year schools with large international student populations

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Retention Spec., ISSS Asst. Director, ISSS Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Conduct series of multi-year site visits and participate in transfer fairs at selected schools in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Dakotas

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Retention Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Collaborate with participating academic departments on the development of international transfer credit protocols

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, Registrar's office, academic departments
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Improve and enhance current recruitment activities

Actions:

Integrate International Affairs input into the development of and ongoing improvements to University information and communication processes including online application process, website re-design, and Hobsons implementation

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Admissions office, Student Affairs, ITS, ISSS Asst. Director, ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
Immediately
Rationale:
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Develop an international student recruitment fair database/calendar

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Convene an annual recruitment planning meeting to schedule recruitment activities and allocate resources

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, ISSS Recruitment Spec., ISSS Retention Spec., IELI Director
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Produce a marketing video specifically for international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec., Video Services, Integrated marketing
Completion Date:
December 2014
Rationale:
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Improve the yield of accepted to enrolled international students

Actions:

Create and implement a personalized communication plan for students at various stages of the admissions process using current software

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director / Admissions Office
Completion Date:
August 2014
Rationale:
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Create and implement a personalized communication plan for admitted students to increase the yield by 5%

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec. / Admissions office
Completion Date:
August 2014
Rationale:
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Develop Web Ex Seminars for incoming int'l students and/or pre-returning study abroad students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec., Ed Abroad Adviser & ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, Student Workers, Volunteers, GAs
Completion Date:
July 2015
Rationale:
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Implement a pilot program whereby current international students contact admitted students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director, student volunteers
Completion Date:
February 2015
Rationale:
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Engage alumni and build long-term relationships

Actions:

Develop an on-site program to recruit and train international students to serve as future Alumni Ambassadors

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, Alumni Affairs
Completion Date:
May 2015
Rationale:
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Use LinkedIn, Facebook, e-mail, and personal interaction to build an alumni network and to recruit new students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Develop a virtual program to recruit and train international alumni to serve as Alumni Ambassadors

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
May 2015
Rationale:
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Establish an alumni network via LinkedIn, Facebook, e-mail, and personal interaction with travelling faculty and staff

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
December 2015
Rationale:
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Increase the number of students sponsored by external programs and entities (institutions, governments, foundations)

Actions:

Cultivate relationships with sponsoring agencies, submit program proposals, and build a network of contacts within MSU to support these students and their unique requirements

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
ISSS Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Identify prospective partner agencies offering full scholarships and submit program proposals

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
ISSS Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Integrate the National Student Exchange (NSE) program into IPO operations and increase participation

Actions:

Integrate NSE into IPO marketing. Increase NSE particpation by 10%. Analyze cost structure to determine optimum program fee.

International Affairs Lead(s):
Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
IPO Director
Completion Date:
August 2014
Rationale:
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Increase annual study abroad participation

Actions:

Increase participation in study abroad by 5%. Increase the number of outreach activities and presenters.

International Affairs Lead(s):
Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
IPO Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Integrate faculty and Student Relations Coordinators into study abroad promotion, advising and planning

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
IPO Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Increase the number of fee-paying exchange students

Actions:

Create a campaign and develop materials to promote Minnesota State Mankato as a study abroad destination.

International Affairs Lead(s):
IPO Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
December 2014
Rationale:
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Enhance retention

Actions:

Sustain and enhance the Friendship Family program by maintaining and creating new community relationships, recruiting students, and organizing events; maintain bikeshare program, advise World Languages group; organize periodic field trips

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Retention Spec.
Key Partners:
Office Mgr., ISSS Recruitment Spec. , ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Create and implement a ""First 40 Days"" program for new international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director, International Student Association
Completion Date:
Fall 2014
Rationale:
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Investigate the effects of peer-mentor programs that extend beyond orientation

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
Spring 2015
Rationale:
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Design and administer a survey to all international students that voluntarily leave MSU

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
May 2014
Rationale:
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Goal B Contribute to the achievement of global perspective, competencies, and solutions across the university community

Objectives:

Increase opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate global competencies

Actions:

Increase internship opportunities for students

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Faculty and staff
Completion Date:
ongoing
Rationale:
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Make a Global Citizenship course available to all students

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
IPO Director, Curriculum committee
Completion Date:
Fall 2016
Rationale:
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Explore the feasibility of KSP 106 as a General Education option

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
KSP department
Completion Date:
Fall 2016
Rationale:
 

Use the contribution hours program to more effectively Integrate domestic and international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, interested faculty members & community engagement
Completion Date:
ongoing
Rationale:
 

Note education abroad experiences in student transcripts.

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Council of Deans, Registrar
Completion Date:
July 2016
Rationale:
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Implement a program to increase the number of students wearing stoles to Convocation

International Affairs Lead(s):
Office Mgr.
Key Partners:
Dean, Directors
Completion Date:
July 2015
Rationale:
 

Introduce a coaching program to assist students in highlighting their global competencies

International Affairs Lead(s):
Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec., Career Development Center
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Highlight KIC contributions to campus diversity and global perspectives in University publicity

Actions:

Include KIC population data in Stole Ceremony, Convocation, and University publicity

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors, Public relations
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
  • Aim II. Enhance the impact of the International Affairs unit through increased collaboration, communication, and assessment

Goal A Collaborate and communicate effectively with current and prospective KIC stakeholders

Objectives:

Communicate and collaborate regularly with stakeholders to address important issues and to enhance services to KIC constituents

Actions:

Establish a permanent working group to review, monitor, and continuously improve the assessment, placement, and academic support for international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
Director IELI/ Dean
Key Partners:
MA TESOL/ Dept of English/ Center for Academic Success
Completion Date:
December 2014
Rationale:
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Establish a working group to monitor and address the unique issues related to sponsored international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
Key Partners:
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Design and deliver a faculty development workshop to promote best practices in short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs

International Affairs Lead(s):
Director IPO/ Dean
Key Partners:
GEAC, Faculty leaders
Completion Date:
May 2015
Rationale:
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Develop procedures and a faculty resource to promote best practices in study away and study abroad internships and service learning experiences

International Affairs Lead(s):
Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
COB, Social Work Faculty, GEAC
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Identify and utilize staff development resources available through institutional memberships in selected professional organizations

International Affairs Lead(s):
IPO Director
Key Partners:
Completion Date:
 
Rationale:
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Hold an annual meeting with college Student Relations Coordinators and department chairs to address issues related to international students' access to programs and academic success

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director, ISSS Recruitment Spec., ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
Academic Affairs, IPO Director
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Establish an online payment option for international students that allows the use of international credit cards

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, Finance & Administration, Business Services
Completion Date:
June 2015
Rationale:
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Integrate KIC staff into University-wide enrollment management and recruitment committees and working groups

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, ISSS Recruitment Spec., ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Integrate International Affairs staff expertise (ISSS/IPO/IELI) into the annual Professional Development Day sessions

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
KIC STAFF
Completion Date:
 
Rationale:
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Reduce internal barriers to international student recruitment and retention (e.g., payment processing, registration processes, insurance requirements, enrollment policies, etc.)

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
Registrar
Completion Date:
October 2014
Rationale:
 

Enhance existing strategic partnerships with universities, communities, and internship sites and increase the number of strategic partnerships

Actions:

Establish articulation agreements with selected community colleges that have large international student populations

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Academic Affairs, Transfer Specialist in Admissions Dept, Extended Learning
Completion Date:
June 2016
Rationale:
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Survey MSU faculty and staff and develop an inventory of the countries and universities where MSU has significant international contacts

International Affairs Lead(s):
IPO Director
Key Partners:
Dean, Graduate Assistant
Completion Date:
Dec 2014 for inventory / Dec 2015 for living document
Rationale:
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Expand student, faculty and staff exchange, research, and collaboration opportunities with current international university partnerships

International Affairs Lead(s):
Key Partners:
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Identify a diverse set of prospective international partners based upon mutual interest and GEAC criteria

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
GEAC, Senior management, IPO Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Integrate International Affairs staff into the shared governance structure of the University by increasing participation in key committees, task forces, and working groups

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Institutional Development and KIC staff
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Collaborate and support faculty and staff responsible for key initiatives (e.g., the Bureau 507, Small Business Solutions, Maverick Project, etc.) by scheduling regular meetings

International Affairs Lead(s):
Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, ISSS Immig. Coordinator, Bureau 507
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Initiate an outreach effort to community employers and establish six internship site partners for international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
COB, Media Relations/ Foundation/ Career development, ISSS Director
Completion Date:
June 2015
Rationale:
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Attend Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) events and speak at selected GMG professional gatherings

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Director
Completion Date:
June 2014
Rationale:
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Engage alumni

Actions:

Integrate International Affairs and University alumni databases and improve the abililty of the KIC and University to track and communicate with international alumni

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Director
Key Partners:
Alumni Affairs, ISSS Recruitment Spec., Ed Abroad Adviser
Completion Date:
June 1, 2014 for May graduates and complete back-fill by June 1, 2015
Rationale:
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Initiate an ISRS-based report to track international graduates and to update the alumni database each semester

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Director
Key Partners:
Alumni Affairs, ITS, ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
May 2014
Rationale:
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Enhance the quality and coherence of KIC communication on social media and the University website

Actions:

Improve the design and functionality of University webpages to enhance international student recruitment and admissions

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Admissions, Council of Deans, Provost
Completion Date:
July 2014
Rationale:
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Develop and distribute a biannual electronic periodical to KIC students, alumni, and friends

International Affairs Lead(s):
Leadership Team
Key Partners:
Printing Services, Media Relations, GA
Completion Date:
First issue January 2015
Rationale:
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Highlight the contributions of International Affairs activities to the internationalization of the University through the use of media and public events

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors, Media Relations
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Create a KIC brochure that describes the services and programs provided by the International Affairs unit

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
Ed Abroad Adviser, IELI Director
Completion Date:
 
Rationale:
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Develop a strategic marketing plan for the International Affairs unit

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
Ed Abroad Adviser, IELI Director
Completion Date:
June 2014
Rationale:
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Utilize social media sites to communicate with constituents and recruit and retain students

Actions:

Dedicate staff resources to update, maintain, and communicate with constituents on designated social media sites

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec., Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
Student Worker/GA
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Subscribe to services staff can use to send social media messages (Twitter, Facebook)

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec., Ed Abroad Adviser
Key Partners:
International Affairs Unit
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Participate in campus social media working group

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
March 2014
Rationale:
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Utilize data management systems/software/applications to maximize efficiency and improve access to information

Actions:

Collaborate with University IT staff to enhance information management related to international students

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Key Partners:
ISSS Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Adapt and implement the Hobson'sCRM system to track student encounters, contact info and optimize communication and outreach efforts to stakeholders

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Recruitment Spec.
Completion Date:
August 2014
Rationale:
 

Goal B Develop and implement ongoing, formal assessment

Objectives:

Objectives

Actions:

Conduct a program review of the KIC

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, IPO Director, IELI Director
Completion Date:
June 2017
Rationale:
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Develop a workshop to support faculty and staff site visits to current and prospective University partner institutions

International Affairs Lead(s):
IPO Director
Key Partners:
GEAC
Completion Date:
 
Rationale:
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Conduct regular site visits to University partner institutions to assess success and enhance collaboration

International Affairs Lead(s):
IPO Director
Key Partners:
Ed Abroad Adviser
Completion Date:
May 2015
Rationale:
 

Collect and analyze data on international students' satisfaction with KIC services and programming

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
ISA
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
 

Conduct regular assessment of international student retention and enrichment activities

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director, Ed Abroad Adviser, ISSS Recruitment Spec., ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
ISA
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
 
  • Aim III. Serve our constituents by maintaining and applying our unique professional expertise
Goal A
Ensure compliance with federal, state, MnSCU, and University requirements in matters pertaining to visas, immigration status, risk management, programming and personnel.

Objectives:

Participate in University and MnSCU risk management preparations and comply with University and System policies and procedures related to study abroad and international students

Actions:

Develop a crisis management plan to address potential international student mental health crisises

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Asst. Director
Key Partners:
Office Mgr., ISSS Director, IPO Director
Completion Date:
August 2014
Rationale:
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Develop a protocol for a mass emergency, including a situation in which technology is not funtional or available

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Director
Key Partners:
Security office, Office Mgr., ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Completion Date:
December 2014
Rationale:
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Integrate KIC directors into campus-wide emergency preparedness planning and have all directors complete NICS level II training

International Affairs Lead(s):
International Center Directors (3)
Key Partners:
Security office, University emergency preparedness committee, Office Mgr., ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Completion Date:
December 2015
Rationale:
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Comply with local, state and federal regulations pertaining to KIC constituents and operations

Actions:

Ensure all staff members engage in ongoing professional development activities that support and enhance KIC services and programming, including compliance with all legal requirements

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
KIC Staff
Completion Date:
July 2016
Rationale:
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Monitor and ensure international students and scholars comply with all applicable federal visa regulations

International Affairs Lead(s):
ISSS Immig. Coordinator
Key Partners:
Office Mgr., ISSS Staff
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
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Comply with University Human Resources policies and guidelines

Actions:

Conduct annual performance reviews and update job descriptions as needed

International Affairs Lead(s):
International Center Directors (3)
Key Partners:
Dean, Office Mgr.
Completion Date:
June 2015
Rationale:
MSUAASF contract, AFSCME contract, , ,

Goal B Develop resources to meet demand for Kearney International Center services and programs.

Objectives:

Design and implement a fundraising campaign

Actions:

Collaborate with University Development to design and conduct an integrated campaign for the KIC

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors, Development office, GEAC, Endowment Comm.
Completion Date:
June 2015
Rationale:
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Ensure staffing levels are sufficient to meet current and future demand for KIC services and programming

Actions:

Develop an International Affairs staffing plan that is aligned with the unit's strategic plan

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors
Completion Date:
July 2015
Rationale:
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Align staffing levels and staff compensation with peer institutions and best practices

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors, HR
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
 

Obtain resources to support Graduate Assistants and Student Workers

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Director, IPO Director, IELI Director
Completion Date:
Ongoing
Rationale:
 

Develop a revenue model to support staffing and resources to meet the increased demand for KIC services and programming

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors, Business Office
Completion Date:
December 2014
Rationale:
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Acquire space to meet the current and future needs of KIC constituents and staff

Actions:

Develop a long-term plan to meet current and future KIC space requirements

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors
Completion Date:
Initial Plan: June 2015
Rationale:
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Acquire housing for visiting scholars or faculty

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
ISSS Retention Spec., Foundation
Completion Date:
 
Rationale:
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Develop a revenue model to support staffing and provide resources to meet the increased demand for KIC services and programming

Actions:

Align study abroad services and fees with those of peer institutions

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean, IPO Director
Key Partners:
VP Finance, Ed Abroad Adviser
Completion Date:
Initial implementation July 2015 Completion: Jun 2017
Rationale:
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Align international student and scholar services and fees with MnSCU and peer institutions

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
Directors
Completion Date:
 
Rationale:
 

Contribute to the preparation of international educators

Actions:

Collaborate with academic units and explore the feasibility of creating an International Educator Certificate program

International Affairs Lead(s):
Dean
Key Partners:
COE Dean, Selected Department Chairs, IPO Director, ISSS Asst. Director
Completion Date:
Consultation: Nov 2014 Survey: Feb 2015 Program submission: Dec 2015
Rationale:
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