INSTITUTE FOR REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES GOVERNANCE:
An Executive Committee provides shared governance oversight of IRIS.
2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR MEETINGS:
IRIS convenes a monthly General Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month the UW-Madison is in session. The General Meeting is held from 9:00-9:45am. The Executive Committee of IRIS meets periodically during the academic year following the General Meetings from 9:45 am to 10:30 am. For the 2021-2022 academic year meetings will be held via Zoom or in 206 Ingraham Hall on the following days:
- ** October 6, 2021
- October 13, 2021 (EC only meeting)
- November 3, 2021
- December 1, 2021
- February 2, 2022
- March 2, 2022
- April 6, 2022
- May 4, 2022
We have not yet designated which of the above meeting dates will include an executive committee meeting beyond the first, indicated with a (**).
On March 3, 2021 the then Governing Council of IRIS voted unanimously to approve the IRIS by-laws which restructured the governance of IRIS, establishing the IRIS Executive Committee as the shared governance body of the Institute.
Prior to March 3, 2021, IRIS operated under the by-laws of the International Institute (predecessor of IRIS, approved 2/13/2013) and following the guidance offered in the proposal for the creation of IRIS (4/12/2015; effective 7/1/2015).