- Posted May 21, 2014 by
MTSU and Hangzhou Normal extend Confucius pact
HANGZHOU, China — Middle Tennessee State University and Hangzhou Normal University on May 19, 2014, extended its Confucius Institute partnership – and discussed an idea to expand it with the creation of a Chinese music and cultural center at MTSU. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and HNU President Du Wei signed a second five-year pact between the two universities that allow MTSU’s successful Confucius Institute to continue its work with HNU to promote Chinese language, history and culture. It will bring at least $500,000 in grant funding to the Murfreesboro campus.