FAQs for Faculty
Proposals for New and Non-established Trips include:
Approval checklist for GP Trips
Syllabi and seat time charts for each course including cross-cultural course
Proposals for Established Trips include:
Established Trip Information From Approved Budget
The Global Perspectives Committee (GPC) meets during the months of September, October, November, February, and April; proposals should be submitted by posted deadlines toward the end of the previous month to be reviewed during the next month’s meeting. After the GPC meeting in which your trip is discussed, you will receive notification from the Global Perspectives office regarding approval for your trip as well as the next steps in the process.
Regardless of whether your trip is Established or Non-established, you will have to complete a proposal every year. However, once your trip is Established, your proposal will be shorter and require less information.
If you are renewing an established trip, you will fill out a different application that requires less information. For more details about the different items required for Established and Non-established trips, see the question “What do I need for my trip proposal?”
This depends on whether your trip is Established or Non-established. For Non-established trips, syllabi and other course materials need to be updated and submitted for each trip. For Established trips, you will only need to submit a syllabus if you are teaching a class that has not been previously taught on your trip or if your syllabus has changed since your last trip.
Once every step of your proposal has been completed (by the appropriate deadline), your proposal will be sent in its entirety to the applicable Department Chair(s) and Dean(s) before submission to the Global Perspectives Committee. After the GPC meeting you will receive notification from the Global Perspectives office regarding approval for your trip as well as the next steps in the process.
When a student needs a recommendation for an application on Terra Dotta, they will be asked to provide an email address for the person completing the recommendation. When the student submits his/her application, you should receive an email prompting you to complete a recommendation. If you experience any trouble with this, please Contact Us.