Chunhui Wang, Ph.D., at right,has been appointed the assistant director of the University of Minnesota's Confucius Institute satellite office on the campus of the University of Minnesota Crookston. The Confucius Institute at the U of M was created to promote the study of Chinese language and culture throughout Minnesota. It is a collaborative initiative between the University of Minnesota, the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, and Capital Normal University in Beijing. Chunhui Wang's office is located in 4A Hill Hall.
The organization's namesake is the Chinese philosopher known for encouraging deep independent thought and the study of the outside world.
Today the University of Minnesota Crookston delivers 27 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and 39 concentrations on campus--as well as 10 degrees online--in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree. "Small Campus. Big Degree." To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.
Contact: Chunhui Wang, assistant director, international programs, 218-281-8551 (firstname.lastname@example.org); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (email@example.com)