International Committee

The International Committee is an advisory body and reports to the Provost. The Committee:

  1. Assists in developing goals and objectives for international student and faculty programs;
  2. Considers issues related to the admission of international students, including TOEFL requirements, scholarships, and immigration;
  3. Ensures hospitality mechanisms are in place, including host family programs for students;
  4. Works with the International Students Club to assist with appropriate activities;
  5. Considers and reviews opportunities for faculty exchanges;
  6. Reviews and makes recommendations regarding student exchange programs; and
  7. Maintains an inventory of international activities and areas of expertise within Oregon Tech.

The Committee is comprised of the Registrar, the Director of Academic Agreements, the Director of Admissions, or their respective designees; two Student Affairs staff members supporting international students, five faculty members, and one student. Faculty members should have an active interest in international activities and one should represent a non-Klamath Falls campus. The Provost appoints the Chair; the Provost and Faculty Senate President appoint the faculty for three year terms.

Committee Members:

Michal Kawka

Michal Kawka, Committee Chair, Academic Specialist

Wendy Ivie

Wendy Ivie, Registrar

Marla Edge

Marla Edge, Director of Academic Agreements

Carl Thomas

Carl Thomas, Director of Admissions

Josie Hudspeth

Josie Hudspeth, Associate Director of Campus Life

Kerry Byrne

Kerry Byrne, Assistant Professor (2018)

Mark Clark

Mark Clark, Professor (2018)

David Thaemert

David Thaemert, Associate Professor (2018)

Alishia Huntoon

Alishia Huntoon, Associate Professor (2019)

Feng Shi

Feng Shi, Assistant Professor (2019)


Student Representatives:

Mohamed Alhosani

OfficeKlamath Falls

Karen Rendon

OfficeWilsonville

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