- A Provost-appointed University Internationalization Strategies Council, co-led by the APIP, convened in the Fall and is producing a report with recommendations for OSU international engagement.
- Asia Strategy: In April, a 14-person delegation, which included President Ray and Beth Ray along with the deans, associate deans, and faculty members from OSU, traveled to South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand to develop relationships with key partner institutions and host international alumni receptions. Key outcomes: Promoted academic collaboration with top ranking partner universities in the five countries; identified alumni leaders, developed social network presence; and building the OSU brand internationally.
- International Student Enrollment continues to increase, representing 8.9% of OSU’s total degree-seeking student enrollment and 27.5% more international students (both degree and non-degree-seeking) compared to last year.
- Students participating in Education Abroad increased by 6% compared to last year and International Degree Program enrollment grew by 33% compared to last year.
- Over 151 newly admitted and 87 continuing international students received scholarships totaling $1.197 million through IP and INTO OSU.
- INTO OSU progression students from Fall 2010 and 2011 have higher cumulative GPAs as of Fall 2012 (2.92; 3.02) than direct international students (2.67; 2.84) and domestic undergraduate students (2.88; 2.92).
- Over 70 education abroad students received scholarships totaling $107,356 with assistance from IDEA.
- Ten percent more International Scholars engaged in research and collaboration at OSU than the previous year.
- IP launched the Faculty and Graduate ‘student’ Internationalization Grant programs to support increased engagement in international activities. Approximately$105k was awarded to 44 faculty and $27k to 14 graduate students from Jan.–Jun. 2013.