University of Wisconsin–Madison

6.61.     IMMIGRATION AND INTERNATIONAL ISSUES COMMITTEE

A. MEMBERSHIP.

  1. Four faculty
  2. Two academic staff
  3. Two university staff
  4. Three students, including at least one graduate student employee and at least one undergraduate.
  5. The Vice Provost and Dean of the International Division or designee, ex officio nonvoting.
  6. The Director of International Student Services or designee, ex officio nonvoting.
  7. The Director of International Faculty & Staff Services or designee, ex officio nonvoting.
  8. The Director of the Multicultural Student Center or designee, ex officio nonvoting.
  9. The Director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic or designee, ex officio nonvoting.
  10. Up to two community representatives as deemed appropriate by the committee, nonvoting.

The committee shall select its own chair from among the faculty members on the committee. The committee may select a co-chair from among the other voting members. Terms of faculty and staff members shall be three years; terms of student appointees shall be one year. Whenever possible, the committee strives to arrive at consensus rather than taking formal votes.

B. FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides general advice and recommendations to the administration and all governance bodies on immigration and international student and staff issues.
  2. Considers how immigration policy impacts UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff and then provides guidance to campus leadership, especially offices working with immigration issues.
  3. Considers how international policies impact UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff and then provides guidance to campus leadership, especially offices working with international issues.
  4. Appoints subcommittees or working groups to study issues, as appropriate.