Action 5.1.1: Create capacity and appropriate incentives for faculty to engage in globally-focused research, global faculty networks, and faculty exchanges.
Action 5.1.2: Grow and diversify funding sources in support of globally-focused research.
Action 5.2.1: Expand global offerings through degree and certificate programs, perspectives (PERS) courses, other courses with significant global content.
Action 5.2.2: Facilitate student acquisition of the university Global Scholar designation by promoting the program through advisement and other means, and by identifying additional globally-focused courses that can be used to gain the honor.
Action 5.2.3: Promote the study of world languages through the Certificate of Language Ability and other language credentialing.
Action 5.2.4: Increase and promote signature experiences that have a global focus, including study abroad, virtual and real exchanges, Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL). Coordinate programming with the Office of International Initiatives in order to facilitate these.
Action 5.2.5: In partnership with Career Services and in consultation with Career Advisory Council (as defined in Goals 1 and 2), determine the career advantages of global experiences and integrate them into major-level experiences.
Action 5.3.1: Sponsor conferences and symposia that focus on global topics, trends, and issues.
Action 5.3.2: Identify and establish long-term relationships with donors. Leverage donor relationships to fund research on global problems as well as global experiential education and outreach programs that benefit our students, local international communities, and our partners in Atlanta and abroad.
Action 5.3.3: Develop and implement an integrated communication strategy to disseminate research and global experiences broadly.
Action 5.3.4: Engage externally by lending scholarly expertise on critical global issues to policy-makers, domestic and foreign government entities, non-profit organizations, media outlets, multinational corporations, funding agencies, and other educational institutions.