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1 China Business Development Mission University of Cincinnati Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Cincinnati USA Partnership for Economic Development *** Presented by Nancy L. Zimpher President University of Cincinnati to Faculty Senate January 12, 2006 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Cincinnati USA Partnership for Economic Development *** Presented by Nancy L. Zimpher President University of Cincinnati to Faculty Senate January 12, 2006 November 1-12, 2005

2 China: At a Glance Population: 1.3 Billion - (1/5 of the world’s inhabitants) GDP: $1.65 Trillion (9.5% growth compared to U.S. growth of 4.4%) Per Capita GDP exceeded $1,000 for first time in 2003 GDP by sector agriculture: 13.8% industry:52.9% services:33.3% Higher education: In 1997, university enrollment in “regular higher education” stood at 3.2 million; by 2000, it had risen to 7 million. The Ministry of Education plans to have 16 million enrolled by 2010 (including distance and continuing education). Population: 1.3 Billion - (1/5 of the world’s inhabitants) GDP: $1.65 Trillion (9.5% growth compared to U.S. growth of 4.4%) Per Capita GDP exceeded $1,000 for first time in 2003 GDP by sector agriculture: 13.8% industry:52.9% services:33.3% Higher education: In 1997, university enrollment in “regular higher education” stood at 3.2 million; by 2000, it had risen to 7 million. The Ministry of Education plans to have 16 million enrolled by 2010 (including distance and continuing education).

3 BEIJING SHANDONG Jinan SHANGHAI i SHAANXI Xi'an Hong Kong GUANGDONG Guangzhou Hong Kong Trade Development Council Hong Kong Polytechnic University Peter Woo, UC Alumnus Treasury Management & Trade (GCCC Session) Shandong University 1, Beijing Jiaotong University China Conservatory Tsinghua University UC Alumni Dinner US Embassy Dinner (Chamber Event) Intellectual Property Presentation (Chamber Session) 4 Chang’an University of Technology Xi’an International Studies University UC Itinerary Chamber Itinerary Destinations

4 Hong Kong Trade Development Council Peter Woo, UC alum Relationships = guanxi Location within 4 hours of Asia markets & within 5 hours of half the world’s population Problems/solutions Peter Woo, UC alum Relationships = guanxi Location within 4 hours of Asia markets & within 5 hours of half the world’s population Problems/solutions

5 Shandong University, Jinan

6 Alumni Dinner, Beijing

7 Beijing Jiaotong University

8 China Conservatory

9 Tsinghua University

10 Xi’an International Studies University

11 Chang’an University

12 Hong Kong Polytechnic University

13 In Sum Three agreements signed: Shandong University, Xi’an International Studies University (signed prior to arrival) Chang’an University 22 agreements with China dating back to 1988 They all welcome follow-up visits Need better data on exchanges, countries, targets Need to expand alumni base Good timing Three agreements signed: Shandong University, Xi’an International Studies University (signed prior to arrival) Chang’an University 22 agreements with China dating back to 1988 They all welcome follow-up visits Need better data on exchanges, countries, targets Need to expand alumni base Good timing

14 UC Enrollment by Country/Continent Headcount Enrollment by Country/Continent* International Students: 1,923 Students : Country Unknown (19) * May or may not be current country/continent of residence

15 Identified Alumni in Asia Estimates from Alumni Association Web Site 592- ASIA

16 BEIJING Jinan SHANGHAI SHAANXI Xi'an Hong Kong GUANGDONG Guangzhou Hong Kong –America Center Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong University of Technology UC Alumni Dinner Sun Yat-sen University Guandong University of Foreign Studies Chang’an University of Technology Xi’an International Studies University Xi’an Technological University Tsinghua University Beijing Jiaotong University Shanghai Jiaotong University Shandong University NEXT STEP: China Follow-up Mission to be Undertaken by Dr. Mitch Leventhal and Participating Deans, April 2006

17 Next Steps? China Strategies Joint Centers – Permanent reciprocal presence with counterpart universities Pathways – 2+2 (undergraduate) and 2+1 (graduate) articulation and pathway agreements Study Abroad & Exchange – undergraduate and graduate Professional Training – UC providing services to mid-career professionals Program Development – assistance to universities seeking to add or improve programs Cooperative Education – identification of opportunities with private companies Recruitment – Identification of local representation for recruitment of fee- paying students Joint Centers – Permanent reciprocal presence with counterpart universities Pathways – 2+2 (undergraduate) and 2+1 (graduate) articulation and pathway agreements Study Abroad & Exchange – undergraduate and graduate Professional Training – UC providing services to mid-career professionals Program Development – assistance to universities seeking to add or improve programs Cooperative Education – identification of opportunities with private companies Recruitment – Identification of local representation for recruitment of fee- paying students


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