11/29/2011 04:04 PM
BATON ROUGE – LSU has signed a letter of intent with the College of Management of
the National Taiwan University to further “international co-operation in research
According to Emerging Markets Initiative Director Ye-Sho Chen, who is also a professor
in the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Department of Information Systems & Decision
Sciences, the agreement between the two institutions will include:
“This letter of intent is valid for five years and can be extended by mutual consent,”
Chen said. “This agreement was signed by both LSU Chancellor Michael Martin and E.
J. Ourso College Dean Eli Jones in September and then by the parties in Taipei, Taiwan
Chen stated that talks are ongoing to begin student exchanges “as soon as possible.”
The Emerging Markets Initiative of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business has as its
goal to help prepare future business leaders for cultural and academic exchanges,
relations and economic growth with one of the world’s burgeoning financial powers.
Highly qualified undergraduates and LSU Flores MBA Program students are offered the
opportunity to complete courses on campus and experience China through travel abroad.
For more information, visit www.bus.lsu.edu/em.
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2011