|Responsible University Officer:||Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs|
|Responsible Office:||Center for International Education (CIE)|
A written and duly endorsed agreement between Michigan Technological University and a foreign university is required, if Michigan Tech students are to receive federal financial aid while enrolled for study at the foreign university.
A framework agreement must be:
Subordinate agreements must be:
Any agreement involving study for academic credit must be signed by the executive director of CIE. Any agreement involving research must be signed by the vice president for research.
Formal agreements are required by federal law, Title IV 34CFR668.5, available at the Web site <http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/crfhtml_00/title_34/34cfr668_00.html>, for students who receive federal financial aid while enrolled at a foreign university. A formal agreement between Michigan Tech and a foreign university or other educational, scholarly, or research organization is also an important step in establishing programs for student and faculty exchanges and/or cooperation in education, scholarship, and research.
The Center for International Education (CIE) will serve as the repository for all such agreements.
Refer to the Board of Control policy 13.7. Signing Contracts and Other Legal Documents for the signing of documents policy in its entirety.
|Office/Unit Name||Telephone Number|
|Center for International Education||7-2160|
Framework Agreement - An agreement that defines in very broad terms the cooperative intentions of the officers of the two institutions. This type of an agreement continues indefinitely.
Subordinate Agreement - One or more agreements worked out by faculty and/or administrators to define individual cooperative projects and exchanges. This type of a specific agreement is for a fixed term and generally falls within the context of the framework agreement.
Department Chair/Dean/Director - Approves all subordinate agreements.
Executive Director, CIE - Assists in identifying important issues in preparing international agreements. Reviews all international agreements and forwards them to the provost and/or president for approval. Signs any international agreement involving study for academic credit.
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs - Signs all international agreements.
Vice President for Research - Reviews and signs all international agreements involving research.
In support of this policy, the following procedures are included:
In support of this policy, the following forms/instructions are included:
|Adoption Date:||10/14/2003||Approved by provost|
|Revised:||05/07/2012||To reflect current University titles and practice, MTU is now Michigan Tech and the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.|