The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) gives international students at OSU a voice to share their experiences with the university, advocate for their needs, and receive institutional support, to ensure a vibrant and inclusive campus experience for all students.
ISAB is open to all students, both domestic and international, and offers membership and leadership opportunities.
ISAB is open to international and domestic students. All members are expected to think critically, ask difficult questions, perform research and analysis, engage in dialogue, work across cultures and contribute to advocacy efforts.
A term of service is one academic year. Regular participation in the board's meetings and activities are essential and expected in order to be effective. The frequency of board meetings will be determined by the members in fall. ISAB will also discuss the option of holding one open forum per year and other opportunities for community input. Summer activity will also be determined, with participation optional. Members are expected to devote about 4-5 hours per month for meeting attendance, outreach, projects, email and other communications, etc.
The Board is composed of twelve members: 3 INTO OSU students, 3 undergraduate students, 3 graduate or professional students, and 3 domestic students as defined by the University Registrar. Members may return for succeeding years upon review and recommendation of the board advisor(s). Members are expected to:
ISAB is led by the following leadership team selected from its membership at the beginning of each fall term:
The Co-Chairs are responsible for leading all the meetings of ISAB. Along with overall management of the Board, the Chairs are also tasked with serving as an approachable point of contact for administrators and students. The Chairs are responsible for immediately communicating any vacancies on ISAB to the board advisors. There will be 1 undergraduate Chair and 1 graduate Chair.
Are you a critical thinker, comfortable with asking difficult questions, good at research and analysis, enjoy engaging in dialogue, enjoy working with different cultures and passionate about promoting advocacy? Are you are committed to furthering campus internationalization at OSU and would like to serve on ISAB? If yes, we encourage you to apply to be a member of the International Student Advisory Board