A seven-member delegation headed by Chairman of Xiamen University Council Prof. Zhiwen Zhu visited UD/CEOE, on May 10, 2011. Dr. Liwu Wu, the Associate Dean of Xiamen University the College of Oceanography and Environmental Science, also joined the delegation.
At University of Delaware, Chairman Zhu and Xiamen University delegation members met with President Patrick Harker, Dean Nancy Targett and other UD university administrators and faculty members. President Harker said that Xiamen University is one of the most important and closest partner university of the University of Delaware. The collaborations between our two universities are so good so far. We anticipate that our collaborations will be further moved forward. Chairman Zhu and Xiamen University delegation members agreed. Both sides were confident that such close partnerships between XMU and UD will be definitely further evolved to a new stage which will greatly benefit both universities.
Accompanied by Dean Nancy Targett, Captain Bill Byam, and Prof. Xiao-Hai Yan, the delegation also took a tour of the UD new research ship R/V Hugh R. Sharp and its supporting facilities at the UD’s Lewes Campus.