Global Engagement > Faculty Resources > Faculty Involvement
DePaul emphasizes social responsibility and service to the community and seeks to structure meaningful international experiences for our students and the communities with which they come in contact. Global Engagement welcomes faculty participation in a variety of ways - you can read more below about some of the opportunities for faculty to engage at the university, local and global level.
DePaul faculty and staff serve a unique role by participating in the internationalization process of the university and advising the provost on international engagement matters. Faculty and staff currently serve on the following committees at DePaul:
The Comprehensive Internationalization Committee (CIC) is the university committee that coordinates with faculty various aspects of the internationalization process of the university. Co-chaired by the Associate Provost for Global Engagement and Online Learning and a faculty member, CIC is expected to:
All colleges and schools at DePaul are invited to create internal committee structures to support the internationalization process at the local level. Among other responsibilities the local structures also create and manage the approval process for short-term study abroad programs originating within each unit.
If you have any ideas about advancing internationalization within your college, we recommend reaching out to your College's International Committee.
Driehaus College of Business International Committee
College of Communication International Committee
College of Computing and Digital Media International Committee
College of Education International Committee
College of Law International Committee
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Committee
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Study Abroad Committee
College of Science and Health International Committee
The Music School International Committee
School of Continuing and Professional Studies International Committee
DePaul's Faculty Ambassador Program supports the university's global engagement and international recruitment strategies by complementing existing international travel plans of selected faculty to host or attend international events on behalf of the university. To learn more, visit the
Faculty Ambassador Program page.
MEAL with DePaul is a program that invites DePaul faculty and staff members to host international students in their homes for a meal during the quarter. DePaul faculty and staff interested in hosting a MEAL with DePaul event may complete a host application. Visit the
MEAL with DePaul page for more information.
DePaul is proud of its prime location in the global city of Chicago. As reflected in the university’s Vision 2018 strategic plan, DePaul boasts its strategic goal to “leverage the global diversity of Chicago, infuse international and comparative perspectives throughout teaching, research and service missions of the university.” You can learn more about the local international community and our local partners at the
Local Community Partners page.
We welcome faculty input and invite you to discuss ways to become more involved.