As part of Notre Dame’s ongoing exploration of a possible collaboration with Zheijiang University in their new International Campus in Haining, China, Notre Dame International will lead a five-member faculty delegation to the Shanghai/ Hangzhou region over spring break. Nick Entrikin, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, and Jonathan Noble, assistant provost for Asia, will lead the delegation. The five faculty members are part of the ND-ZJU Faculty Curriculum Committee. They are Kenneth Henderson (Chemistry and Biochemistry, Claudia Polini (Mathematics), Michael Desch (Political Science), Hildegund Müller (Classics), and Elliott Visconsi (English).
The faculty delegation will meet with counterparts at Zhejiang University to explore academic issues related to the proposed collaboration and visit the new campus site. They will also visit several other Western university campuses in the region and meet with leaders of those institutions.