News of the Meeting
During the time for the program of the Enhancing Multiculturalism: Chinese Cultural Immersion for Global Leaders and Partners in Higher Education, Hangzhou, China, May 25-28, 2008, the participants of Vice Provosts, Deans, Associate Deans, Directors, and professors from US, Ireland, Australia, and Netherlands to participate responded to the call by Dr. Bernard LaFayette and Dr. Yan Ma to help the victims in the earthquake in Sichun province. A donation of $1150 from the delegation on May 27th was collected and sent to the China Red Cross. Vice Provost Lynn Pasquerella made an announcement at lunch time on the 27th. Mr. Melvin Wade wrote the Chinese calligraphy to pray for the victims. See the news report in Hangzhou.