On June 11th,Alison Garrett,President of Emporia State University, Mark Daly, Director of the International Office, Cai Chenxue,Associate Director of International Students Affairs Office visited XPU.Gao Ling, President of XPU met the foreign guests in the VIP Room of Jinghua campus, and the relevant sfaff from the International Office and School of Science attended the meeting.
Gao Ling first expressed welcome to the guests and briefly introduced the development of XPU.He pointed out that XPU is the only university in the western China which features in textiles and apparel. In this long history, XPU always focuses on the development of textiles and clothing, involving the textile materials, printing and dyeing, clothing design, production of the entire industrial chain. The development of science and other related disciplines form a complete discipline development system and talent training system. At the same time, XPU insists on the concept of open education, and has wide cooperation and communication to improve the teaching quality and research level. Moreover, XPU also attracts teachers and scholars to come to the Xi'an to engage in professional curriculum teaching and academic exchange activities with the aim of broadening students’international horizons and English proficiency.Emporia State University is one of the most important partner institutions of XPU, and both universities have established a profound friendship through many years of cooperation. He hoped that the two sides could strengthen the exchanges.
Garrett said that after a long period cooperation, the two schools have successfully cooperated in joint student training and teacher visits,and he hoped that to achieve win-win cooperation in the fields of students and teachers’exchange.
After the meeting, the foreign guests visited the Fashion Culture and Creative Industrial Park.