Dr. Mark Pagano, Chancellor, and Cindy Schaarschmidt, Director of Student Fellowships & Study Abroad attended the 2017 Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum in Chengdu, China in May 2017. The chancellor delivered a keynote speech at the “Elite Universities & Presidents’ Forum”, which brought together university leaders from China, the U.S., Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia and the UK. CGTN, China Global Television Network, covered the event and interviewed our chancellor.
While in Chengdu, Mark and Cindy also visited Sichuan University, a long-standing UW partner institution in China. They met with Vice President Yan Shijing, and representatives from the International Office, the Office for Social Sciences, and the Academic Affairs Office. SCU published this brief story about the visit on their website.