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About Global Engagement and Strategy

The Office of Global Engagement and Strategy leads intra-institutional efforts to expand the global reach and reputation of the university by developing and implementing initiatives in response to the interests of UT faculty, students, and staff. Activities include but are not limited to:

  • Partnering with colleges, schools, and departments to advance the university’s international strategy.
  • Funding and resources to support transnational learning collaborations, research, and outreach.
  • Launching initiatives that enhance global learning opportunities on campus.
  • Building and cultivating international partnerships with higher education institutions, governments, non-governmental organizations, and corporations across industries globally.
  • Hosting intra-institutional delegations from universities, government and sponsoring agencies, research institutions, industry and other organizations to establish new or to deepen current, strategic international linkages.
  • Mapping internationalization with data collection of faculty research and creative activity; student mobility; alumni engagement; and to represent the depth and breadth of global engagement at UT.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and coordinating the memoranda of understanding/agreement process with institutions, organizations, and public abroad.
  • Promoting UT's global brand and representing the university to international constituencies, organizations, and stakeholders.
  • Engaging with Longhorn alumni around the world through academically-focused programming in-country and virtually.
  • Fundraising to support UT's global engagement programs, activities, and international students/scholars.