University of Minnesota, Vin University sign 10-year agreement
September 15, 2022
The University of Minnesota and Vin University in Hanoi, Vietnam signed a 10-year agreement to promote the academic collaboration between the two universities and to promote the wellbeing of the people of both countries.
The purpose of the agreement is to establish reciprocal exchanges, cooperative activities and programs. Possible areas of collaboration are exchanges of faculty members, exchanges of students, joint research activities, exchanges of research results, joint conferences, and joint degree for undergraduate and graduate students.
“We are delighted to be at this point in our relationship to formally sign a memorandum of understanding,” said Connie White Delaney, dean of the School of Nursing, at a virtual signing on Sept. 8.
“I really hope together we can do something for the benefit of the nursing students and faculty,” said Le Cu Linh, vice dean for the College of Health Science. Nguyen Hoang Long, nursing program director for the College of Health Sciences, also provided remarks on behalf of Vin University. Additional representatives for Vin University were Van Hoang, Huong Luu, Huong Nguyen and Huyen Nguyen
Carolyn Porta, director of global health, provided remarks on behalf of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Additional representatives for the School of Nursing were Christine Muller, Diane Treat-Jacobson and Huong Nguyen.