On June 6th, Brian Hollenbeck, head of the Department of Mathematics at Emporia State University, Shi Qiang, professor of mathematics, and Fan Lidan, professor of business school, visited XPU.The heads of International Office and the School of Science and relevant teacher representatives held talks with foreign guests in the first meeting room at Jinhua Campus.
During the talks, Chen Lixia first reviewed the cooperation history between the two universities. She mentioned that Emporia State University was the first American university to cooperate with XPU to develop a dual-degree joint training program. Nearly one hundred students from XPU went to the United States to study for a degree. At the same time, Emporia State University received the teachers from XPU to visit the United States every year, and sent American teachers to XPU for short-term visits. The two sides obtained great achievement in joint training of students and visits of teachers. Prof.Brian said that after more than ten years of cooperation, the two universities have established a profound friendship and look forward to continuing to strengthen cooperation and promoting the common development of the two universities.
Later, Prof. Brian, Prof.Shi Qiang and the heads from the School of Science conducted in-depth exchanges on the selection and arrangement of courses for the professional courses taught by American teachers.