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President from AAMU Visited NFU

Dr. Andrew Hugine Jr., President of Alabama A & M University (AAMU) and Dean of the School of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences, Dr. Lloyd Walker paid a visit to NFU from June 29-July 2. Dr. Feng Chaonian, Chairman of the university committee, Dr. Cao Fuliang, President of NFU and Vice President Li Pingping met with the delegation.

During the meeting, issues concerning the preparation of Confucius Institute, the selection of Chinese teachers, the curriculum setup of Confucius Institute were reported and discussed. Professors from the two universities exchanged ideas about undergraduates summer programs, credit transfer, graduate 1+2 double degrees program, etc. Deans from College of Forest Resources and Environment, College of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Chemical Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of International Education participated in the meeting.



Before visiting NFU, Dr. Hugine visited China Hanban Headquarters in Beijing. Directors from Hanban highly praised the joint efforts by AAMU and NFU in establishing Confucius Institute and they gave detailed suggestions concerning the follow-up preparations. This was the second visit to Hanban Headquarters by AAMU and NFU leaders and the two universities were determined to put forward this program.