International Programs and Global Engagement

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Review Criteria

Our goal is threefold: to provide excellent international academic opportunities, minimize the university's risk, and ensure the health, safety and security of students and faculty members. We use the following criteria (in random order) to review potential international institutional affiliations and negotiate MOUs:

  • Accreditation from appropriate agency
  • Compatibility of academic programs
  • Compatibility of academic calendars
  • Availability of courses in English
  • Assessment of political and security issues
  • Assessment of demand and long-term sustainability
  • Assessment of financial and/or legal implications
  • Identification of potential conflicts of interest