Party Secretary Feng Pei Meets with Delegation of Temple University
On the morning of November 2nd, CUEB Party Secretary Feng Pei met with the delegation of Temple University in Tianlang Hall of Boyuan Building. The two sides signed the "3+2" joint training program agreement. Vice President Xu Fang chaired the meeting and the signing ceremony.
Feng Pei maintained that universities both in China and the United States should graduate interdisciplinary talents and promote disciplinary integration to tackle the common challenges in the future. Closely following the needs of China and Beijing, CUEB has launched a series of characteristic researches on major issues, such as the integration of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and mega-city clusters. He expected that on the basis of current achievement, the cooperation initiated by the two law schools could be further strengthened in new dimensions and on a new platform, by involving more students and disciplines. He also expressed his wish to have more Temple students study at CUEB.
Joanne Epps, Executive Vice President and Dean of Temple University, thanked for the warm reception of CUEB, and congratulated on the 60th anniversary of CUEB. She mentioned that Temple University attached great importance to cooperation with China, especially with Chinese universities. In 1979, Temple University conferred on Deng Xiaoping “honorary doctorate of laws”. The student exchange program between the two law schools was the beginning and basis of cooperation between Temple University and CUEB. She was happy that the two universities signed the "3+2" joint education program agreement under the framework agreement on cooperation, and hoped that this program could be taken as an opportunity to strengthen the cooperation between students and teachers of other schools and disciplines.
Xu Fang briefly reviewed the cooperation and exchange achievements of CUEB and Temple University; extended gratitude to Temple University for actively promoting the communication and negotiation with School of Information, School of Safety and Environmental Engineering, School of Culture and Communication, etc. and achieved an intention of“3+2” joint education programs. She maintained that the joint program would lay a solid foundation for further substantive cooperation between two universities.
Finally, on behalf of two universities, Feng Pei and Joanne Epps, witnessed by all participants, signed the "3+2" joint education agreement. The two sides exchanged giftsand took photos to mark the occasion.