Texas Tech Hosts Chinese University Administrators
January 8, 2009
Delegation will learn how U.S. universities operate.
A 24-member delegation from China's prestigious Southwest University of Finance
and Economics (SWUFE) in Chengdu will participate in an Administrator Education Program
from Jan. 9-23. The visit is organized and hosted by Texas Tech University's Office
of International Affairs and Rawls College of Business Administration.
SWUFE and Texas Tech are partner universities with exchange programs in business.
The two-week training program will increase SWUFE's understanding of how American
universities work and advance Texas Tech's mission of internationalizing its campus.
During the first week the delegation will visit various departments across campus
and attend lectures on American higher education and university management. The second
week will consist of field trips to Austin Community College, the University of Texas,
Texas A&M University and Rice University.
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CONTACT: Aki Shimada, executive assistant for exchanges and Asian programs, Office of International
Affairs, Texas Tech University,
(806) 742-2218 ext.267 or firstname.lastname@example.org.