University Global Affairs Committiee (UGAC)

The Mission of the University Global Affairs Committee (UGAC) is:

To advocate for campus globalization and act as a catalyst for globalization efforts at CSU San Marcos

UGAC is a University Committee whose members represent faculty, staff and students. The 2012-13 membership of UGAC is:

  • Dr. Rebecca Lush,, College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • Dr. Gary Oddou, Faculty, Chair Global Business Management
  • Dr. Beverlee Anderson, Faculty, College of Business Administration
  • Dr. Greig Guthey, Faculty, Liberal Studies
  • Dr. Veronica Anover, Faculty, Modern Language Studies
  • Dr. Wenyuh Tsay, Faculty, College of Business Administration
  • Dr. Sawssan Ahmed, Faculty, College of Education, Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Youwen Ouyang, Faculty, College of Science and Mathematics
  • Dr. Elizabeth Matthews, Faculty, Global Studies
  • Dr. Francisco Martin, Faculty, ACIP Representative
  • Melanie Chu, Faculty, Library
  • Dawn Schmid, Director of the American Language and Culture Institute
  • Danielle McMartin, Associate Director, Global Education, International Student Advisor
  • Tiffany Gabbard, IP Coordinator and Study Abroad Advisor
  • Colleen Manthey, International Admissions Specialist
  • Hilary Comerchero, Director, Language Learning Center
  • Mike Schroeder, Dean, Extended Learning
  • Student/TBD

The primary focus of UGAC is on the internal campus community.

The main activities of UGAC are:

  • Serve as an information clearinghouse on international activities.

  • Promote efforts to globalize the curriculum.

  • Make faculty travel awards in support of campus globalization.

  • Assess globalization efforts on campus.

  • Schedule international events for the campus community.

  • Advocate for international student support.

The University Global Affairs Committee administers two grant programs intended to promote campus globalization.