CONWAY—A delegation from Anhui Normal University (ANU) in China visited the University of Central Arkansas on Tuesday, April 29 to meet with President Tom Courtway and sign Global Education Project and exchange student programs agreements.
The Global Education Project (GEP) is a special program that gives students of select universities the opportunity to study for one semester or one academic year at UCA. Currently, only students enrolled in select partner universities are eligible for this program.
The delegation included ANU Provost Jiacun Zhu; ANU Director of International Affairs Shengjiong Huang; the ANU College of Foreign Languages Dean Jingze Zheng; and senior director of the Global Office of Diversity for Walmart and ANU alumnus Donald Fan.
UCA International Engagement provided the delegation with a tour of the UCA campus including the UCA Confucius Institute and Intensive English Program.
While on the UCA campus, the delegation also met with Steve Runge, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; Jane Ann Williams, assistant provost and director of International Engagement; Maurice Lee, dean of the College of Liberal Arts; Michael Hargis, dean of the College of Business; Diana Pounder, dean of the College of Education; and Phillip Bailey, chair and professor of the UCA Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
“Anhui Normal University is a school with a long history of excellence. We are honored to work with them and look forward to continued cooperation in providing the best in international education for all of our students,” said Williams.