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China Delegation Visits WIU
May 9, 2014
MACOMB, IL -- As a result of the recent 15-day State of Illinois-sponsored Higher Education Trade Mission to China in which Rick Carter, executive director of the School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, participated, leaders from the Liaoning Association for International Understanding, along with Zhigang Ren of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, visited the Macomb campus May 5-6. Liaoning officials met with Carter and WIU leadership to discuss possible partnership, exchange and language training opportunities. From l-r, Shufang Song, Secretary-General, Liaoning Association for International Understanding; Carter; Jingyan Tao, Vice Chair, Liaoning Association; WIU President Jack Thomas; Ren; Xin Wu, European/American Sector Director, Liaoning Association; and WIU Provost Ken Hawkinson.