Two UA women get the view from China


Dr. Elizabeth Stroble

University of Akron Provost Elizabeth Stroble and the other members of a UA delegation have returned after nine days in China.

Members met with China’s Ministry of Education about its award of a Confucius Institute to UA, the third university in Ohio to win the award. With it comes a $100,000 grant, two fully funded instructors in Chinese and a 3,000-volume library to promote the Chinese language and culture.

Holly Harris Bane

Provost Stroble has updated her online travelogue with photos and descriptions of the delegation’s final days there. Visit the travelogue to find out more about her visit.

Provost Stroble was one of two women who were part of the UA delegation. The other was Holly Harris Bane, associate vice president of strategic initiative and engagement.

Get more details
Read media coverage of the UA delegates’ trip here.
Get the whole story on the UA connection with the Confucius Institute here.
Find out more about the Confucius Institute.

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