As a member of the Board of Directors, Fan will serve on this advisory council regarding the development and advancement of the UCA Confucius Institute including the Teach Chinese in Arkansas program, which oversees the placement of Chinese teachers in Arkansas public schools.
“It is a great honor to have Mr. Fan on our board,” said Dr. Guo-Ou Zhuang, the director of the UCA Confucius Institute. “Mr. Fan’s expertise and experience highlight UCA’s dedication to academic vitality, integrity, and diversity. We know he will be an asset to our Board of Directors.”
Fan currently serves as senior director of the Walmart Global Office of Diversity for Walmart. Fan is also a member of the Wharton Advisory Panel of Executives at the University of Pennsylvania and the Cornell University Executive Thought Leader Advisory Board.
Fan’s visit to UCA was in conjunction with a visiting delegation from his alma mater, Anhui Normal University. The delegation met with UCA President Tom Courtway to sign agreements regarding the Global Education Project and exchange student programs.