1999, students and faculty of InterAmerican University have
benefited from the University’s membership in InterAmerican
University International Network System, a consortium of 25
agencies, colleges and universities. IUNINS works with its
member institutions to help their students and faculty gain
access to many options available worldwide; to keep its members
informed about opportunities for fellowship, scholarship,
and research appointments; and to organize research alliances
among its members.
InterAmerican University International Network System manages,
undergraduates, graduates, post-graduates, as well as faculty
enjoy access to a multitude of opportunities for study and
research. Students can participate in programs covering a
wide variety of disciplines including business, humanities,
engineering, and mathematics, among others. Appointment and
program length range from one month to four years.
is enhanced through exposure to diversity in composition of
the student body, faculty, staff, and administrators; including
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and various
age groups and religions. The University has responded to
the challenging responsibility of being located in a culturally
diverse region by developing a unique blend of teaching, research,
brings the benefits of scholarship and research to students
and through them to the people of the area. IAU asserts that
excellence in teaching traditional and non-traditional students
is its central responsibility. A comprehensive undergraduate
education, grounded in the arts and sciences, develops intellectual,
cultural, and ethical qualities in its students. The innovative
General Education Program challenges students to develop the
analytical and critical skills necessary for life-long learning.
IAU offers advance standing degrees in selected graduate programs
as well as degrees in certain professional areas. Through
learning begins at any time, graduates compete in the global
intellectual community in which they live.
a research university, IAU develops, integrates, disseminates,
and applies knowledge. IAU Faculty maintain on-going programs
of basic and applied research or creative activities appropriate
to their disciplines. The University's international environments
provide a rich opportunity for research and creative scholarship,
and for the use of that scholarship in the intellectual and
cultural development of the region. The University's commitment
to fostering a research and creative environment harmonizes
with the other aspects of its mission. IAU fulfills its outreach
mission through its contributions to professional organizations
and to the needs of the community.
University promotes intellectual, cultural, and community
development of the region through, for example, its artistic
programs, lecture series, technical assistance, continuing
education, and intercollegiate athletic programs.
through its research, teaching, and outreach roles, responds
to individual needs and addresses broader issues as well,
for instance, K-12 education, economic development, environmental
initiatives, international programs, computing, and telecommunications.
InterAmerican University International Network System, a 501(c)(3)
non profit organization, was established to support I.A.U.’s
mission. The Organization is governed by a volunteer Board
of Directors and Committees, including an Investment Committee,
review the foundation’s financial position quarterly.
An outside consultant also advises the Investment Committee
on portfolio management, the selection of investment managers
and allocation issues pertaining to fixed income and equities.
InterAmerican University International Network System is a
major vehicle for developing and accepting private gifts to
I.A.U. I.A.U. desires that all private support be made payable
through the IUNINS. The Organization manages a few endowment
accounts and distributes income to the University and its
associated colleges, schools, departments, programs and projects
to promote academic enrichment. Sources of funds to the foundation
are contributed by alumni, friends, parents, corporations
and foundations. Outright gifts, trusts and bequests are received
by the foundation. General accounts, as well as named accounts,
are established to provide: financial assistance to students,
faculty support and just about every need I.A.U. may have.
All contributions should be made payable to the InterAmerican
University International Network System. Any particular fund
or department designation can be noted on the memo line or
on supporting correspondence.