The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) takes pride in supporting international education, research and Extension/outreach programs, through the UF/IFAS Global offices. UF/IFAS Global priorities are learning, discovering, and engaging.
UF/IFAS Global | 2250 Shealy Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611 | Phone: 352-392-1965 | Fax: 352-392-7127
IPAT will provide policy advice and assistance to the Director of International Programs on matters pertaining to:
This team draws from and builds on work of previous IPAT committees, including recommendations, identified needs, interests, current programs and potential opportunities.
The IPAT committee will consist of 19 members appointed by the Senior Vice President of IFAS. One person will represent each department in CALS (16 departments) and one person will represent the county extension faculty. The remaining two members will be an undergraduate student and a graduate student.
Each of the 16 department members will be nominated by the department chair in consultation with Center Directors that house department faculty and in consultation with the IP Director who will assure adequate representation for extension, research, teaching and the RECs.
IPAT members serve 4-year appointments. Student representatives are appointed for one year and are appointed by the CALS Dean.