Information for Faculty and Staff

Study abroad is a critical component of a comprehensive liberal arts undergraduate education. Studies conducted by the 35-institution University System of Georgia found that students who study abroad have improved academic performance upon returning to their home campus, higher graduation rates, and improved knowledge. Warren Wilson provides financial support for qualified students to study abroad, making it even more of an incredible opportunity for them. Students look to you, the faculty and staff, to advise them. Anything that you can do to promote the idea of study abroad and encourage participation is greatly appreciated.

The International Programs Office promotes study abroad in a number of ways, but our impact is limited without the support of faculty and staff across campus. Below are some things that you can do to promote study abroad: