Top US school inks new partnership with Taiwan

The China Post
Date: February 21, 2017
By: Stephanie Chao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — “As of probably 10 years, the largest international alumni population

Rendering of USC Village, slated to open this fall. (Photo courtesy of USC)

of USC were Taiwanese. There are very strong ties,” University of Southern California (USC) President C. L. Max Nikias said as he sat down with The China Post in an exclusive interview in Taipei.

His delegation is currently in Taiwan for a weeklong visit.

One of the world’s leading private research universities, USC has ventured out to other side of the Pacific Rim serves for a two-fold purpose: strengthening existing links with Taiwanese institutions and exploring new opportunities.

“As president, I see Taiwan as a strategic priority for our international outreach for the university, given the very strong ties that exist between USC and Taiwan in the past 60 to 65 years,” Nikias told The China Post.    [FULL  STORY]

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