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OUR MISSIONThe Office of International Affairs advances the global vision of Texas Tech University bypromoting international leadership, awareness, education, scholarship, and outreach forthe University and the greater community.OUR VISIONThe Office of International Affairs will broaden the global reputation of the University byintegrating international education, scholarship, and engagement with global issues, and bystrengthening intercultural understanding for students, faculty, staff, and the greater community.International Education and Enrollment Management: International Recruiting, UndergraduateAdmissions, Sponsored Students, Study Abroad and Exchange Students, International Student Life.International Operations and Outreach: Community outreach- cultural events, internationally-focused exhibits,lectures, panel discussions; K12 outreach-cultural programs, and teacher workshops; facility rentals and event planning.International Research and Development: International Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Studies,international partnership agreements, export control, international grant services.International Relations: Relationship with current and past TTU international students and scholars.International Student and Scholar Services: Immigration counseling and compliance. Office of International Affairs2

COMPREHENSIVE INTERNATIONALIZATIONThe OIA accomplishes its internationalization objectives by working with Universityadministration, faculty, staff, and community partners:• To foster global awareness through outreach • To encourage and enable students to be and engagement activities globally competent• To facilitate faculty international engagement • To increase the number of TTU international students and scholars

3500INTERNATIONAL 3,105 3000 3,029STUDENT 2,805FOOTPRINT 2500Because of the rapidly changing, increas-ingly interdependent world and globalmarketplace, Texas Tech University strivesto maximize educational opportunitiesfor the persons it serves in order that weall might become more knowledgeableof other countries and peoples, apprecia-tive of cultural diversity, and capable offunctioning as internationally competentindividuals. Since 2012, Texas Tech hasseen an increase of more than 70% in itsinternational student population. 2,291 2,148 2000 FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 FY12 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY YEAR Office of International Affairs4

THINK GLOBAL. THINK TEXAS TECH. Texas Tech University has students from over 110 countries. Its global footprint continues to expand from year to year- truly making it an international university. THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY STUDENT FOOTPRINT Home countries of Texas Tech University Students

RECRUITING FOR EXCELLENCEADMISSIONS STATISTICS 258 Applications 73% 696 ApplicationsWe focus recruitment efforts on international high school andtransfer students interested in studying at Texas Tech University.• Traveled to Brazil, China, India, and Mexico to recruit students to Texas Tech• Developed and implemented a comprehensive pre-arrival com- munication campaign to prepare undergraduate students for their arrival at Texas Tech• In 2016, 324 sponsored students from 20 countries attended Texas Tech University• Welcomed 4 Fulbright students to Texas Tech 182 512 Successfully admitted over 73% Admitted Admitted of the students who applied to Spring Fall Texas Tech University as 2016 2016 international undergraduate students.Top 5 India 69 Nigeria 50 Countries for Bangladesh 29undergraduate admits during China 28 Brazil 26 FY2016 260 Total admits from international 212 Total admits from international high school students transfer students Office of International Affairs6

GLOBAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES STUDY ABROAD NUMBERS1378 Program Type 45 Freshmen Students 968 – Faculty Led 312 Sophomore Studying 897 Junior Abroad 82 – Seville 27 Senior 26 – Reciprocal Exchange 78 Graduate Students 282 – Affiliate 19 Non-TTU students 16 – Internship 4 – Research Study Abroad by Classification Female 737 641 Male Study Abroad by GenderSupporting International Student Life • Hosted multiple internationally-themed cultural events such as: World-Wide Showcase, International• Hosted two international student orientations Welcome Event and Spring Break Camping• Implemented a food pantry and resource center for international students• Hosted two international graduation receptions*In 2016, more than 1600 TTU international students participated in these student life events.

BUILDING GLOBAL CITIZENS THROUGH COMMUNITY OUTREACH K-12 GEO Over 20,000 K-12 students & teachers served EXHIBITS WITH INTERNATIONAL THEMES 9 art exhibits SPEAKER SERIES 13 speakers COLLABORATION WITH COMMUNITY GROUPS Sowoon Arts & Heritage, LHUCA, Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock ISD, Silent Wings Museum, Vet Center FACILITY RENTAL 241 events with over 12,393 patrons PASSPORT Processed 2,476 passport applications 42Provided more than 42 internationally-themed art exhibits, lectures, panel discussions, and cultural celebrations throughout the year with more than 30,000 people in attendance annually. Office of International Affairs8

25000 K-12 GEO OUTREACH UNIT NUMBERS BY FISCAL YEAR2000015000 19,750 21,57710000 3,948 – Community Events / Adults 5000 14,855 15,023 5,525 – Community Events / Children 0 9,762 Breakdown of outreach 6,656 – Elementary School Students numbers served for FY2016 1,016 2,634 – Middle School Students 1,108 – High School Students 1,706 – College / Adult FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 NAFSA SPOTLIGHT AWARD In November of 2016, Texas Tech University’s K-12 Global Education Outreach was honored with the Senator Paul Simon Spotlight award. The award recognizes the ongoing efforts of the unit to provide excel- lence in international education. TTU’s President Lawrence Schovanec accepted the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. ©2017 NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Used with permission.

ENGAGING FACULTY & SCHOLARS • Assisted in bringing 7 Borlaug Scholars/Fellows to Texas Tech University • Assisted in submitting of 25 research proposals totaling $6,921,570 • Assisted in securing $585,805 of external funding for international research and development with various colleges and departments • Hosted 8 guest speakers on a variety of internationally-themed academic topics Office of International Affairs10

IMMIGRATION SERVICES AND SUPPORTAdditional to Student Immigration Counseling 435191 165 93 40 67 44 J1 J1 OPT STEM CPT H-1B PRScholars Interns Approvals Extension Approvals Approvals Approvals Approvals(CPT) Curriculum Practical Training | (OPT) Optional Practical Training | (PR) Permanent Residence

Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Elizabeth McDanielVice Provost for International Affairs Sr. Director of Int’l Education & Enrollment ManagementPhone: 806.742.3667 Phone: 806.742.3667Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] Sukant Misra Dr. Gad PerryAssociate Vice Provost for International Programs Sr. Director for International Research and DevelopmentPhone: 806.742.3667 Phone: 806.742.3667Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] Coleman Dr. Richard PorterDirector, International Operations and Outreach Director, International Student and Scholar ServicesPhone: 806.742.3667 Phone: 806.742.3667Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] Joan Goodman-Williamson Reagan RibordyExecutive Director, International Relations Director, International Grants Administration and PartnershipsPhone: 806.742.3667 Phone: 806.742.3667Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] G. Doug Inglis Dr. Jorge Salazar-BravoDirector of TTU Center, Seville TTU-Costa Rica Program DirectorPhone: 806.834.5373 Phone: 806.834.3718Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] | 601 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79409-5004PHONE | 806.742.3667EMAIL | [email protected] | Office of International Affairs

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