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Preliminary Report

After 6 months of initial investigation, the Task force for Comprehensive Internationalization issued a preliminary report on its findings. This report explores the ways in which Virginia Commonwealth University can embark upon a plan of comprehensive internationalization. It examines current structures and proposes additional steps the university can take to impact the learning experience of every student in preparation for an increasingly globalized world.

Read the full report [pdf]

"Comprehensive internationalization is a commitment, confirmed through action, to infuse international and comparative perspectives throughout the teaching, research, and service missions of higher education. It shapes institutional ethos and values and touches the entire higher education enterprise."
John K. Hudzik, Ph.D.
Professor and Former Vice-President of Global Engagement,
Michigan State University