Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Speaking at the 2019 Duke International Forum, Brad Farnsworth from the American Council on Education called for national higher-education organizations in both countries to agree clear standards for transnational collaboration to reduce suspicion of scholars.

Based in Thailand, the AIT is an international organization that promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through research and outreach.

David Fleshler

In a presidential dialogue at the 2019 Duke International Forum, university leaders from Ohio, North Carolina, Nanjing and Shanghai discussed ways to bridge gaps in understanding between the U.S. and China through education.

In a panel discussion, experts from Fudan, Sichuan and Duke Kunshan universities and The Economist expressed optimism for the future of China-U.S. collaborations in education, science and technology despite the current tension between Washington and Beijing.

Since taking office in 2015, Simon has overseen completion of the first phase of Duke Kunshan’s 200-acre campus and the launch of the undergraduate program, as well as helped develop an innovative curriculum and hire more than 80 faculty members from around the world.