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Chancellor Carver visits South Korean partner universities


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. — CHANCELLOR VISITS KOREA – Dr. Keith Carver, chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin, visited Seoul, South Korea, in mid-October accompanied by Amy Fenning, director of the Office of International Programs and International Admissions. They spent time with officials from Hansung University on Oct. 16 to solidify the existing relationship between the two institutions. Hansung University has sent short-term international program students to UT Martin for several years now, and UT Martin actively exchanges students with Hansung University each year. Pictured (top, l-r) are Seung-cheon Kim, dean of international affairs; Fenning; Carver; Sang-hann Lee, president of Hansung University; Choul-woo Park, manager of international affairs; and Il Hwan David Kim, deputy manager of international programs. Carver and Fenning also visited Myongji University in Seoul, South Korea, on the same day, where Carver and university president Byong-Jin You signed a memorandum of understanding. This new partnership will allow the exchange of students between UT Martin and Myongji University in future academic years. Pictured (bottom, l-r) are Yongdal Kim, director of international affairs; Fenning; Carver; Byong-Jin You, president of Myongji University; Dohjong Kim, university vice president; and Soung-Il Joo, dean of international affairs.

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