Texas Southern University (TSU) and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), Beijing, China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on December 10, 2010 to jointly establish a Confucius Institute at Texas Southern University. The institute will provide an opportunity for TSU to offer Chinese language curriculum and to increase the international experiences of its students. The institute will be housed in the College of Liberal Art and Behavior Science. TSU has a history of collaboration with BJTU. The delegation from BJTU that visited TSU on December 10, 2010 was led by the Chairman of BJTU’s University Council, Mr. Guoyong Cao. The delegation discussed several potential exchange programs between the two institutions.
January 19, 2011