I N DI A N A UN I V E R SI T YOVERSEAS STUDY2016-17 Annual Report1

I N D I A N A UN I V E R SI T YOVERSEAS STUDY2016-17 Annual ReportThis report outlines the activities and achievements of Overseas Study at Indiana University during the2016-17 academic year. Note: The most recent nation-wide study abroad data available is for the 2015-16academic year. Therefore, many of the charts in this report show student data from 2015-16 to allow directcomparison to national trends as collected and reported by the Institute of International Education (IIE).Enrollments3Overall EnrollmentDisciplinesDurationGender & Minority DataProgramming16Integration into Degree RequirementsAdvising OutreachInternships, Service & Research7Programs AvailableNew ProgramsSchools & CampusesOverseas Study Advisory Council ActivitiesAdditional OptionsFaculty DirectorsSpecial EventsCurriculum Integration15Madrid 50th AnniversaryLowering Financial Barriers18Presidential Match ScholarshipsHutton GrantsScholarships Thoughout the SystemOVST Minority ScholarshipsUnit SupportStaff Activities20High School Honors Programin Foreign Languages22Appendix: Faculty Involvement 23Student photos: Top: Morocco.2Middle: VeniceBottom: Switzerland

enrollmentsUP74%OVER10YEARSCAMPUS DISTRIBUTIONOF INDIANA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ABROAD, 2015-16Home Campus of Students AbroadIUPUI & Regional Campus Students AbroadTOTAL INDIANA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ABROADIU BLOOMINGTONOTHER CAMPUSESIUB20TOP 20has spentmore thanYEARSIN THEIncluding 583 students who participated in non-creditinternational experiences (conferences, research, andvolunteer service), 4,408 students throughout the IUsystem had an international experience in 2015-16.U.S. INSTITUTIONS *for total number of U.S. studentsstudying abroad* Institute of International Education (IIE)Open Doors Reports, 1997-20173

enrollmentsDISTRIBUTION OF IUB STUDENTS ABROAD BY SCHOOL, 2015-16*3 10INgraduatingIUB seniors *had an internationalexperience while at IU* 30% of IUB seniors graduating in2016-17 (excluding internationalstudents) had at least one creditbearing study abroad experiencewhile at IU.PARTICIPATION RATES BY IUB SCHOOL,-17 GRADUATESPARTICIPATIONRATESBY IUB SCHOOL, 28%25%EDUCATIONCOLLEGE20%0%BUSINESSSPEA4


enrollmentsGENDER & MINORITY DATAIUB STUDY ABROAD ENROLLMENT BY GENDER, 2015-16IU continues to have a higher percentage of malesstudying abroad than the national average.The percentage of minorities studying abroadmirrors the on-campus popuation at IUB, drivenby higher participation of Hispanic and AsianAmerican students.Note: In 2015-16, 28% of the 531 IUPUI students reported to IIEas studying abroad were minorities.IUB STUDY ABROAD MINORITY ENROLLMENT VS. IUB CAMPUS PROFILE, 2015-16Student photo: Coffs Harbour, Australia6

programming130 PROGRAMSavailable through theOffice of Overseas Study(OVST)250 PROGRAMSthrough other IU units:campuses, schools, anddepartmentsSTUDENT PARTICIPATION BY PROGRAM TYPEIU SYSTEM-WIDE DISTRIBUTIONSYSTEM-WIDE, 2015-16BY PROGRAM TYPE, 2015-16EXTERNALPROGRAMSCO-SPONSOREDBY OVSTADMINISTERED BYOVSTStudent photos. Top: Seville, Spain; Left: Ireland (Cliffs of Moher); Right: Hong Kong7379(9.7%)907(23.3%)364(9.3%)ADMINISTERED BYIUSponsoredUNITS byDepartment or Sch2247(57.7%)Administered byOverseas StudyCo-Sponsored byOverseas StudyExternal Programs

programmingIU study abroad programsare available inStudents canstudy in67COUNTRIES18LANGUAGESTOP TEN IU STUDY ABROAD DESTINATIONSStudent Photo: Oaxaca, MexicoIU System-wide, 2015-16WORLD REGIONS FOR STUDENTS ABROAD (SYSTEM-WIDE), 2015-16National Data, 2015-168

programmingNEW PROGRAMS56 proposals for credit-bearing programs in 30 countries were approved in 2016-17.The majority are department or school-based with oversight from the Overseas StudyAdvisory Council and assistance from the Office of Overseas Study.Student Photo: Rio de Janeiro, BrazilNine proposals receivedgrants for developmentin these areas: IUB SPEA BarbadosSystem-wide program development grants were made available through the Office ofthe Vice President for International Affairs in the fall and spring of 2016-17 with ninesuccessful applications. IUB Media in ScotlandAmong new activities developed, 23 were in Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark,France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden andthe United Kingdom); 15 in Latin America and the Caribbean (Argentina, Belize, Brazil,Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico and Nicaragua); 12 in Asia (Cambodia, China, India, S. Korea,Mongolia, Thailand and Vietnam); 5 in Africa (Ghana, Morocco, S. Africa, Swaziland andUganda); 1 in North America (Canada). IUB Public Health in IcelandThere were 32 non-credit approvals for activities in 22 countries including research,service, conferences, musical performance, sports and internships. The disciplinesincluded anthropology, business, music, theater, geography, graphic design, health,dance, geological sciences, engineering and volunteer service.SCHOOLS & CAMPUSES IUB Media in Asia IUB Art and Design in China IUE History of Psychology in Europe IUPUI Engineering in China IUSB Sustainability in Iceland IUSB Gender in CanadaMost of these new programs will go through theproposal review process in 2017-18. Informatics and Computing: Semester exchange at Public Health: Public Health in Sweden, PublicSKKU in SeoulHealth in Nicaragua Jacobs School of Music: Performance groups to Austria Herron School of Art: Art in ItalyIn 2016-17, Overseas Study staff convened the IUB Studyand Germany Social Work: Social Work Service in Croatia,Abroad Working Group twice to discuss common challenges, College of Arts and Sciences: Wells Scholars in Belize,Field Practicum in S. Africabest practices and new compliance requirements. TheSGIS Internship in Poland, Culture in Portugal, Semester Liberal Arts: Africana Studies in Ghanagroup is comprised of representatives from all IUB unitsexchange at SKKU in Seoul, Classics at ICCS in Rome, Filmthat manage programs abroad. The group has expandedIUE Nursing in Belize and UK; Humanities in Spain;Production in Pragueeach year as additional units are offering their own studyBusiness in Chinaabroad programs (i.e. College of Arts and Sciences, ingHonors College, School for Global and International Studies,IUK Art in Italy; Business in Poland; WWII in Europe;new programs:Diversity Equity and Multicultural Affairs, and School forHealth in Guatemala and S. Korea; CommunicationsInformatics, Computing and Engineering recently joined the School of Medicine: Nuclear medicine in the UKin Chinagroup). Dentistry: Dentistry service in Ecuador, Guatemala,IUN MBA program to ItalyHaiti, Kenya, Mexico, Vietnam and UKIUB school and campus highlights: Nursing: Short-term program on healthcare in ChinaIUSB Culture in Asia; History in Berlin; Art in Italy; Kelley School of Business: Adopted a set of internships Engineering and Technology: Motorsports in UK, CIT in Business in Greece; Sustainability in Costa Rica;in Asia and OceaniaLanguage and Culture in Costa Rica; Gender inChina SPEA: New programs in Cuba, Denmark, Germany,Canada; Biology in Belize Informatics: Documenting Historical Artifacts in GreeceMexico and The Netherlands Kelley School of Business: Globalization in Germany,IUS Environmental Psychology in Costa Rica; SPH: Tourism in Italy and Health Systems in IndiaEast meets West in China, S. Africa Emerging Economies, Intercultural Competence in France Maurer School of Law: New internship sites inBusiness in SwazilandCambodia and UgandaNote: IPFW students are active in a range of PETM: Tourism Management in Germanyprograms across the IU system but IPFW falls underPurdue administrative policies.All schools and campuses of Indiana University are activewith study abroad programs.9

programmingNEW UNIT-BASED PROGRAMS APPROVED IN 2016-17ArgentinaCorporate Social ResponsibilityEmily Murphy, Kelley School of Business, IUPUIBelizeService Learning SeminarAnne Pyburn and Christoph Irmscher,Wells Scholars, IUBOccupational TherapyCandace Beitman, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, IUPUIHealth Promotion and Disease PreventionKristyn Quimby, Applied Health Sciences, IUSBBrazilPublic Policy InternshipSPEA, IUBHistory, Race and IdentityDiversity Equity and Multicultural Affairs, IUBCambodiaLaw InternshipsMaurer School of Law, IUBCanadaHuman Rights, Policy and GenderLouise Collins, Philosophy andCatherine Borshuk, Psychology, IUSBCzech RepublicFilm ProductionSusan Kelly, Media School, IUBChinaGlobalizationKristoffer Rees, Business, IUEGlobal IT CitizenshipRob Elliott, School of Engineering andTechnology, IUPUICosta RicaEnvironmental PsychologyLucinda Woodward, Psychology, IUSLanguage and CultureTammy Fong Morgan, World Languages,IUSBCubaPublic PolicyDan Preston, SPEA, IUBBusiness of MedicineSasha Fedorikhin, Kelley School of Business, IUPUIDenmarkNonprofit Sector: Comparative PerspectiveKristen Gronbjerg and Allison Schnable,SPEA, IUBIrelandCreation of Modern IrelandShawn Nichols-Boyle, English andJames Smith, Political Science, IUSBRomaniaGlobal Business ImmersionChris Cook, Kelley School of Business,IUBUnited KingdomPower, Politics and EconomicsDavid Stelle, Kelley School of Business,IUPUIItalyIntercollegiate Center for ClassicalStudiesCynthia Bannon, Classical Studies, IUBS. KoreaBehavioral HealthcareSchool of Social Work, IUPUINuclear MedicineSchool of Medicine, IUPUIWine and Food TourismDavid Smiley, School of Public Health,IUBMexicoPlay 360 Leadership ProgramJonathan Racek, SPEA, IUBMongoliaAGILE in MongoliaKelley Direct MBA, IUBFranceIntercultural CompetenceValerie Bruchon-Scott, Psychology, IUSThe NetherlandsErasmus University ExchangeSPEA, IUBSpring Break in ParisKelly Sax, French and Italian, IUBMoroccoSummer at Moulay Ismail UniversityArabic Flagship, IUBGermanyUniversity of Augsburg ExchangeSPEA, IUBGhanaAfricana StudiesSchool of Liberal Arts, IUPUIIndiaEnvironmental Health and InterventionsKhalid Khan, SPH, IUBSocial Work and Human TraffickingSusan Larimer, Social Work, IUPUINicaraguaBuild-on Service ProjectSarah Cohen, Student Life and Learning, IUBPublic Health SystemsSuzanne Babich, School of PublicHealth, IUPUIPortugalGlobal LisbonEstela Vieira, Spanish and Portuguese,IUBSchool of Informatics, Computing &Engineering, IUB10Sungkyunkwan University ExchangeSchool of Informatics, Computing &Engineering, IUBSungkyunkwan University ExchangeCollege of Arts and Sciences, IUBSpainLanguage and CultureJulien Simon, World Languages andCultures, IUESwazilandSocial Enterprise and Health CarePeggy Daniels Lee, Kelley School ofBusiness, IUPUISwedenPublic Health SystemsSuzanne Babich, School of PublicHealth, IUPUIInternational Healthcare SystemsCaren Rossow, Health Sciences, IUSBThailandGlobal Business ImmersionKelley School of Business, IUBAccelerating Global Immersion Leadership EducationKelley Direct MBA, IUBUgandaLaw InternshipsLara Gose, Maurer School of Law, IUBInternational AccountingEric Raider, Kelley School of Business,IUPUIParanormal PsychologyLucinda Woodward, Psychology, IUSVietnamGlobal Business ImmersionJosh Perry, Kelley School of Business,IUBMultiple sitesEU Business and Challenges in CentralEuropeSasha Fedorikhim, Kelley School ofBusiness, IUPUIOTHER NON-CREDIT ACTIVITIESAPPROVED IN 2016-17BelgiumInternshipSPEA, IUBGuatemalaService InternshipKelley Institute for Social Impact, KelleySchool of Business, IUBPeruService InternshipKelley Institute for Social Impact, KelleySchool of Business, IUBPolandMuseum InternshipSchool of Global and InternationalStudies, IUB

programmingOVERSEAS STUDY ADVISORY COUNCIL ACTIVITIESIn 2016-17 the Overseas Study Advisory Council(OSAC) evaluated proposals that resulted in 88new activities, 56 of which were credit-bearing.Council members utilized an on-line departmentalservices portal, linked to the iAbroad system usedby students, to conduct its proposal reviews.This service provides a seamless integration ofprograms into the Big List from the beginning of theprocess.The Office of Overseas Study monitored world-wideoccurrences with potential impact on IU studentsand kept OSAC’s Committee on Safety andResponsibility as well as the upper administrationinformed during various security events aroundthe world: earthquakes in New Zealand and Italy,hurricane in Costa Rica, large terrorism attacks inBerlin, Istanbul, London (3 in March, May and June),Stockholm, Barcelona and a shooter in Paris.OSAC MEMBERS: 2016-17In addition to its annual Safety and ResponsibilityWorkshop for faculty leading IU programs abroad,Overseas Study collaborated with Public Safetyand IU units to comply with the Department ofEducation’s Clery Act, which requires reportingon crime incidents abroad when IU controls thelocation of the program.OSAC’s Review Committee ensured that all IUprograms throughout the system are monitoredthrough required reports, evaluations, or site visitsas mandated by OSAC policies. Overseas Studymonitors the documentation, summarizes them,communicates with program leaders regarding theoutcomes and reauthorizes programs when all isdeemed satisfactory. David AudretschSchool of Public andEnvironmental Affairs, IUB Julie AugerFrench and Italian, IUB J. César Félix-BrasdeferSpanish and Portuguese andSecond Language Studies, IUB Susan CartyOverseas Study (ex officio) Matthew HottellSchool of Informatics, Computingand Engineering, IUB Stacie KingAnthropology, IUB Gil LatzInternational Affairs, IUPUI Jennifer LeeHerron School of Art, IUPUI Stephanie LeslieInternational Affairs, IUPUI(ex-officio) Emily MetzgarThe Media School, and College ofArts and Sciences, IUB Joshua PerryKelley School of Business, IUB John Nieto-PhillipsHistory and Office of the Provost,IUB John Parrish-SprowlCommunications Studies, IUPUI Cathrine ReckDepartment of Chemistry, IUB Beth SamuelsonSchool of Education, IUB Kathleen Sideli (Chair)Associate VP Overseas Study, IUB Frank WadsworthBusiness, IUPU Columbus Lisa Fetheringill ZwickerHistory and InternationalPrograms, IUSBStudent Photo: Cinque Terre, ItalyStudent photo: Paris, FranceStudent Photo: Moroccan Sahara11

programmingADDITIONAL OPTIONS THROUGHNON-IU PROGRAMS AND THIRDPARTY PROVIDERSIU students can access programs offered through otherinstitutions and organizations if those are suitable to theiracademic and economic situations. More than 300 students ayear select this option.For students who select these options, Overseas Study helps vetchoices, track student participation and maintain relationshipswith study abroad providers and institutions. Many sentrepresentatives to campus in the past year, some to build oncurrent relationships and others to create new ones.Visitors this past year included representatives from: American CouncilsAmerican Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)Bologna Consortial Studies ProgramCAPACEACenter for International Studies (CISabroad)Council on International Educational Exchange(CIEE) Corvinus University College Year in AthensDanish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)Hebrew UniversityHonorary Vice-Consul of ItalyIES AbroadSchool for International Training (SIT)Semester at SeaUniversity Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)University of SydneyPROGRAM SITE VISITS & REVIEWSIU PRESIDENTIAL DELEGATIONPresident & Mrs. McRobbieDavid Zaret, VP for International AffairsShawn Reynolds, AVP for International AffairsRyan Piurek, AVP for Public Affairs andPresidential CommunicationsFred Perry, Executive Director, InternationalAdvancement Indiana-Purdue-Wisconsin Program in Madrid Indiana-Wisconsin Program in Aix-en-ProvenceHannah Buxbaum Indiana-Wisconsin Program in Aix-en-ProvenceKathleen Sideli, AVP, Overseas StudyLaura Kremer, Fin. Manager, Overseas Study Indiana-Purdue-Wisconsin in MadridMelissa Dinverno, Assoc. Prof., Spanish & Portuguese Indiana-Purdue-Wisconsin in Madrid, Spain (asresident director)Karleigh Koster, Assistant Director, InternationalPrograms, Kelley School of Business Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyRichard Shockley, Associate Professor Finance, KelleySchool of Business Corvinus University, Budapest, HungaryTia Trueblood, Director of International Program, KelleySchool of Business City University of Hong Kong12Kyle Hayes, Study Abroad Advisor, OverseasStudy CIEE Botswana CIEE Cape Town, S. AfricaElizabeth Shuman, Study Abroad Advisor,Overseas Study DIS Copenhagen WorkshopSusan Carty, Director of Administration,Overseas Study IES Abroad, Santiago, Chile

programmingFACULTY WITH DIRECTING OR TEACHING RESPONSIBILITY FOR OVSTSYSTEM-WIDE PROGRAMS (SUMMER OR INTERSESSION)AustriaDominican RepublicGermanyJapanGraz: German Lang. and CultureTracy Hall, Germanic Studies-IUBService and ConversationErik Willis, Spanish andPortuguese-IUBBerlin and Modern GermanyMichel Chaouli, Germanic StudiesIUBPhotographyJames Nakagawa andMichelle Given, SAAD-IUBTropical BiologyWilliam Ruf, Biology-IUB andLester Wadzinski, SPEA-IUBSantiago: Lang. and CultureErik Willis and James Lynch,Spanish and Portuguese-IUBGreeceMexicoCosta RicaEnglandAthens: Food and CultureFrank Hess, EuropeanStudies-IUBTropical BiologyWilliam Ruf andRoger Hangarter, Biology-IUBLondon BeatlesGlenn Gass, Jacobs School ofMusic-IUBOaxaca Heritage and CulturalDiversityStacie King, Anya Royce, andDaniel Suslak, Anthropology-IUBCzech RepublicFrancePrague Film ProductionSusan Kelly, Media School-IUBParis Fashion and RetailingJane Matranga, SAAD-IUBCayman IslandsItalyFlorence: Renaissance Art & CultureAndrea Ciccarelli, French & Italianand Malcolm Smith, SAAD-IUBSorrento: Food & Cultural HeritageBrian Gilley, Anthropology-IUBVenice: Graphic DesignTracy Templeton, SAAD-IUBSpainBarcelona: Interior DesignJonathan Racek, SAAD-IUBSalamanca: Spanish LanguageTrudie McEvoy, World Languagesand Cultures-IUPUIREGIONAL CAMPUSCOORDINATORSIU EastJulien SimonIPFW Fort WayneMeg UnderwoodIUPUI IndianapolisStephanie LeslieIU KokomoDonna McLeanIU NorthwestScooter PegramIU SoutheastLucinda WoodwardValerie ScottIU South BendLisa Fetheringill ZwickerStudent Photo: Sydney, AustraliaStudent Photo: Yaoundé, Cameroon13Student Photo: Odda, Norway (Trolltunga)

programmingOverseas Study2017 Photo ContestSix students receivedaward packages from localbusinesses for submissionsin the categories of: LocalEnvironments, Local Culture,and IU Students Abroad.92STUDENTSsubmitted528PHOTOStaken in39 COUNTRIESLeft: 1st-Place winner for “Local Environment” Abby Wiiken. Santorini, Greece. Top-Right: 1st-Place winner for “Local Culture” Natasha Harvey.Chefchaouen, Morocco. Bottom-Right: 1st-Place winner for “IU Students” Jami Weinstein. Wanaka, New Zealand.14

special eventsMADRID PROGRAM CELEBRATES 50 YEARSIn May 2017 Indiana University celebrated the golden anniversary of one of its mostsuccessful immersion programs that began as a partnership between IU and PurdueUniversity in 1965-66 for advanced students of Spanish and was joined by the Universityof Wisconsin in 1970. Nearly 3,000 students have participated in the WIP (WisconsinIndiana-Purdue) program during its 50-year history. For the last two decades, IU hasmanaged the WIP consortium which is based at the Complutense University of Madrid aspart of a consortium of U.S. universities known as the Universidades Reunidas. CurrentWIP managing director, Kathleen Sideli, associate VP for Overseas Study at IU, and MelissaDinverno, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at IU and 2016-17 director of theWIP program, organized the celebrations.IU President Michael A. McRobbie and other representatives of the three universitiestraveled to Madrid to mark the anniversary of both WIP and Reunidas. 40 WIP alumni, theirguests, nine faculty directors, WIP staff and the 50 current student participants celebratedthe events with a luncheon at the Palacio de la Misión and then a formal ceremony at theFacultad de Filosofia y Letras during which President McRobbie bestowed the IU ThomasHart Benton Medallion upon Complutense Rector Carlos Andradas. The culmination of theevents was a graduation ceremony for the U.S. students completing their course work at theuniversity. WIP alumna, Ambassador Capricia Marshall, a Purdue graduate and U.S. Chief ofProtocol from 2009-2013, gave the keynote at the event.Above: President McRobbie and IU attendees at thePalacio De La Misión“The remarkably successfuland enduring Madrid studyabroad program reflects thebest of Indiana University’slongstanding tradition ofinternational engagement andcontinuing key institutionalemphasis on developing theglobal literacy of our students,”McRobbie said. “For a halfcentury now, this program hasbeen a hallmark of our effortsto provide IU students withmeaningful and immersiveinternational experiencesthat can be life-changing andthat, increasingly, our state’semployers are seeking as theyrecruit new talent.”15Top: President McRobbie presents award toRector AndradasCenter: WIP partners and staffBottom: IU International Service Awardrecipient, Mamen Castaño

curriculum integrationINTEGRATION OF EDUCATION ABROADINTO DEGREE REQUIREMENTSIn 2016-17 Overseas Study created a new mobile friendly website thatincludes a division of programs by major fields to make it easier forstudents to locate programs that will meet their degree requirements.Overseas Study continues to participate in committee work regardingthe IUB Common Curriculum through which IUB students can counta six-week, six-credit program abroad as fulfillment of the WorldLanguages and Cultures requirement (or a combination of two threeweek, three-credit programs).Through an agreement among the Offices of the Vice President forUndergraduate Education, Overseas Study and the College of Arts andSciences, Overseas Study provides data to OVPUE on students who havecompleted programs abroad that fall within the parameters establishedby the General Education Committee. Overseas Study has worked withThe College and OVPUE to ensure that appropriate courses taken abroadmay count towards other areas within the requirements.Study Abroad Peer Counselors13 study abroad returnees provide crucialpeer guidance to students on campus.ADVISING OUTREACH TO SCHOOLS, DEPARTMENTS & CAMPUSESOverseas Study reaches out across units in orderto maintain contact with advisors and directors ofundergraduate studies and offers them two workshopsa year. Overseas Study advisors have formal liaisonrelationships with IUB departments to encourage closerrelationships. In 2016-17 the office began to utilizeAdRx to allow students to make appointments on-linewith study abroad advisors and for advisors to shareinformation about student academic issues related toprograms abroad.each term to departmental advisors and campuscoordinators.Outreach also included electronic newsletters toBloomington Academic Advisors Council and studyabroad campus coordinators on all IU campuses. Theadvisors also sent lists of study abroad participants In addition to its on-line orientation program forsemester and summer programs through an interactiveportal, students going on non-IU programs receiveorientation through a webinar hosted by Overseas Studywhich is recorded so students can replay it as needed.The staff of Overseas Study:reached over 5,000 students through presentationsin halls of residence, classes and special groups,including IUB Sprint Sessions for First Year StudentOrientation; Overseas Study is also included in RedCarpet Days16 hosted faculty and staff representatives from IUPUIand the 5 IU regional campuses at Overseas Studyfor its annual campus coordinators meeting continued to utilize faculty expertise to screendossiers, direct programs or provide instruction contributed articles to various campus publications hosted on-line chats for students about theapplication process conducted discipline-specific information meetingsto reach a wider range of majors

curriculum integrationINTERNSHIPS, SERVICE & RESEARCH PROGRAMSInternships28% of IUPUI students abroad were enrolled incredit-bearing internships or work experience,many at the graduate level, while 19% of IUBstudents abroad participated in credit-bearinginternships with continued growth in this type ofprogramming.OVPIA makes available internship incentive grantsto encourage students to select programs in nontraditional locations that offer internships. Theseven recipients in 2016-17 had internships in theCzech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador,Ghana and Senegal with placements in health,education, film and social services.Overseas Study’s advisor who focuses onexperiential activities—internships, service,research and volunteerism—does targetedoutreach regarding internship options abroad andis in regular communication with IU career serviceoffices. Eight of the new programs proposed in2016-17 involved internships from Kelley Schoolof Business, SPEA, Maurer School of Law and theSchool of Global and International Studies.ServiceIUB: New service programs were added from theWells Scholars Program, Student Life and Learningand SPEA. Continuing service programs includedKSB alternative break programs in Cambodia,Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ghana andGuatemala. Kelley’s Institute for Social Impactsocial service internship programs took place inGhana, Guatemala, Peru, S. Africa and Thailand;five student club Global Brigades groups to twocountries—Medical, Public Health and WaterBrigades in Nicaragua; Environmental and HumanRights Brigades in Panama. Timmy Foundationgroups went to Guatemala and the DominicanRepublic.IUPUI is very active with service-focusedprogramming. The IU School of Medicine facilitatedservice programs for medical students in China,Kenya and Nicaragua. There were also medicine,public health and health/rehab science placementsin Nicaragua and graduate Social Work experiencesin India and Croatia; there were ongoing servicelearning programs for undergraduates in Argentina,British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Germany,Greece, Thailand, and Swaziland, with informatics,honors, liberal arts, nursing, social work, publichealth and engineering components and dentalclinic service programs in Brazil, Ecuador,Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, and Mexico. Theyalso offered non-credit service programs in theDominican Republic, and Nicaragua.ResearchA number of students participated in supervisedresearch projects in various locales includinganthropology in Panama, education in China, earthsciences in Peru, and geology in British Columbia.Student Photo: Thailand17Student Photo: South AfricaOUTCOMES ASSESSMENTDr. Victor Borden, senior advisor to IU’s executive vice presidentfor university academic affairs and professor of educationalleadership and policy studies at IUB, tracked time to graduationof IUB students who study abroad. The Big Ten AcademicAlliance (formerly the CIC) conducts a benchmark survey eachyear which includes such data. Based on Dr. Borden’s analysis,IU students who study abroad graduate in less time than thosewho do not study abroad. When comparing entering classes of2008, 2009 and 2010, the rates for graduation in four years orless are significantly higher for the study abroad group-78%,73% and 80% respectively as compared to the non-studyabroad students at 47%, 47% and 50%. 97% of those in the2008 first year cohort who studied abroad graduated in six yearsor less as compared to 71% of those who didn’t study abroad.EXPERIENTIAL LEARNINGIn 2015-16, 583 IU students participated innon-credit experiential programs abroad,the majority of which were service-based.

lowering financial barriersIU continues to be a leader for its flexible financialaid policies for students going abroad. In 2016-17IU students received over 11 million in loans, giftaid and grants through IU and federal and statesources. 23% of IU study abroad participants usedloans for their programs (overall average of 7,418per student). Gift aid dedicated to study abroadactivities is at an all-time high, at over 4.5 millionwhich was 40% of the financial aid used by studentsin addition to 33% regular gift aid and 27% programs through Overseas Study, 21% for unit-based This was the 11th year for the David Starr Jordanprograms, 5% for non-IU programs and 4% for non-credit Scholarships which are for students from five regionalservice and internships abroad.campuses (IUE, IUK, IUN, IUS, and IUSB) who participatein credit-bearing programs approved by the IU OverseasStudy Advisory Council and offered by their campuses.40 applicants received 16,000 funding in addition tocampus matching funds. In addition to the David StarrJordan scholarships and the new Presidential MatchOverseas Study granted 123,500 in 2016-17 toscholarships, all IU campuses offered other special102 students with demonstrated need and merit onadministered programs, includin

STUDENT PARTICIPATION BY PROGRAM TYPE SYSTEM-WIDE, 2015-16 Eternal Programs Sponsored by Department or School Administered by Overseas Study Co-Sponsored by Overseas Study IU SYSTEM-WIDE DISTRIBUTION BY PROGRAM TYPE, 2015-16 2247 (57.7%) 379 (9.7%) 907 (23