On July 4, 2016 Yang Fan, President of Xi’an Medical University gave a formal welcoming of Raymond Wildon, dean of Education College and the other two visitors from Harding University at Meeting Room in the Administration Building, mainly discussing the cooperation program in the near future. Li Xueping, Vice president of XMU, Chen Zhen, dean of Department of English and Guo Ting, director of International Cooperation and Communication Office attended the meeting.
At the meeting, Vice president Li Xueping delivered a welcoming speech and gave a brief introduction of the history and the profile of XMU. Next, President Yang made it clear that XMU attaches great importance to education quality and follows the policy of opening-up. He believes that the cooperation with good colleges and universities can enhance the professional quality of our students and widen the horizon of both the students and of the teachers. President Yang also pointed out that the two sides have huge cooperation probability in the fields of inter-university cooperation, professionals’ training and academic exchange and hopes that this meeting can promote mutual understanding and deepen the future cooperation.
Dean Wildon gave a detailed introduction of the history and the profile of Harding University. He also talked about the achievement as for Harding’s cooperation with other universities in China. The education in Harding University is characterized by diversity and internationalization. Overseas students from more than 50 countries and regions study in Harding University.
Finally, Chen Zhen,Dean of Department of English gave an introduction of classification of teaching and research sections, students enrollment, teaching facilities and English major orientation. After the meeting three distinguished delegates from Harding University visited the Department of English and communicated with some English majors.