On June 29, President Wang met the delegation headed by Chancellor Mark Wrighton from Washington University in St. Louis. President Wang introduced to Chancellor Wrighton the founding history and disciplinary excellence etc of XJTU. He then emphasized the western region in China demonstrated enormous potential following the Chinese president Xi Jinping’s One Belt One Road initiatives, which also brought broad opportunities for further development of XJTU.
Chancellor Wrighton expressed his appreciation for President Wang’s invitation as well as his pleasure for attending the 2015 XJTU Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement.
After the meeting, President Wang Shuguo and Chancellor Wrighton signed MOU on behalf of XJTU and WUSTL. Chancellor Wrighton also delivered a keynote address on Global Partnerships: How Universities Can Address the World’s Challenges.