A delegation of Emerson administrators, faculty, and staff visited Beijing, China, this week to meet with officials from Emerson’s sister university, the Communication University of China (CUC). The group also visited the Beijing Film Academy (BFA).
The members of the delegation included: President Lee Pelton, Vice President for Academic Affairs Linda Moore, Dean of the School of Communication Janis Andersen, Chair of the Visual and Media Arts Department Jonathan Wacks, Director of International Study and External Programs David Griffin, and Associate Dean of the School of the Arts Shujen Wang.
The purpose of the visit was for Pelton to meet the presidents of CUC and BFA and move relationships between Emerson and the two institutions forward. While in China, Emerson signed new student exchange agreements with CUC and BFA.
Several delegates will continue on to Shanghai to visit Fudan University, a top Chinese university known especially for its journalism school.