Mission

The Center for International Education (CIE) endeavors to provide innovative means of engagement for students, faculty, staff, and members of the wider community to live, study, and work in our interconnected world.

CIE Vision:

  • Influence people’s lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom, in Wisconsin, and throughout the world
  • Provide ethical educational leadership in meeting future social, cultural, and technological challenges
  • Stimulate society by developing in students a sense of purpose as well as heightened intellectual, cultural, and humane sensitivities
  • Foster diversity in all of its definitions, including who we are, how we think, and what we do

In pursuit of its mission, CIE engages in the following activities:

  • Recruit, admit, retain, and graduate international students
  • Provide a diverse portfolio of high quality, safe, and affordable international academic opportunities
  • Facilitate a strategic array of international institutional partnerships
  • Connect local and global issues through outreach and collaboration with diverse community constituencies
  • Provide services to employ and retain highly qualified foreign national faculty and researchers
  • Support faculty and staff engagement in a culture of campus internationalization