Confucius Institute established at University of Maryland


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Yan Meihua (L), director general of China's National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOCFL), and Dr. C.D. Mote (R), president of the University of Maryland, unveil the Confucius Institute on the campus on Nov. 17, 2004. NOCFL and the University of Maryland signed an agreement here to jointly create the Maryland Confucius Institute, the first of its kind in the United States, on Wednesday.

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Yan Meihua (L Front), director general of China's National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOCFL), and Dr. Saul Sosnowski (R Front), director of International Programs of the University of Maryland, exchange agreements on the campus on Nov. 17, 2004.


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