David Madigan visited Beijing on October 24th and 25th

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David Madigan visited Beijing on October 24th and 25th

October 24, 2016

 

David Madigan, Executive Vice President for Arts & Sciences, Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences , Professor of Statistics, at Columbia University, addressed a speech at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing titled "The University in the Global Age" on October 24. He also accepted interviews with Xinhua News Agency, China Daily, People’s Daily, Financial Times China and others afterwards, and shared about the Columbia Art & Science Education, Columbia online course development and his view on education globalization. 

 

 

On October 25, he met staff and advisors of USAEducation of the US Embassy China in Beijing. He gave an information Session titled Global Education in Columbia University, and briefly discussed about  Columbia’s move to include online courses, the role of international students on campus, services/support to international students at Columbia, diversity issues on American campuses, as well as his views on globalized education at Columbia.  He also heard about the introduction the USAEducation programs lead by the Embassy and visited its program spaces.

EVP Madigan with Nancy Chen at the US Embassy