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Three alumni join Board of Trustees
By Hannah Marr, News Editor • June 21, 2024

China’s highest-ranking female politician visits campus

Vice Premier of China Liu Yandong greets a class of local children who performed Chinese songs to honor her visit.  Erica Christian | Photo Editor
Vice Premier of China Liu Yandong, the highest-ranking female in the Communist party, greets a class of local children who performed Chinese songs to honor her visit. Erica Christian | Photo Editor
Erica Christian | Contributing Photo Editor
University President Steven Knapp has long stressed ties to China, and will join the 10-member international governing body of the Confucius Institutes next month. GW opened its own institute in April, which promotes the study of Chinese language and culture. Erica Christian | Photo Editor
Erica Christian | Contributing Photo Editor
Yandong told the crowd of administrators and students that she wants to improve educational connections between the U.S. and China. During her four-day U.S. visit, she also visited with Secretary of State John Kerry. Erica Christian | Photo Editor
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