A contract for partnership in higher education was signed on Tuesday by four public universities in Karnataka and four universities in Pennsylvania.
What’s it about? In accordance with the agreement, Bangalore City University will exchange expertise in the fields of English, computer science, business administration, sports management, and sports psychology. In return, the Pennsylvanian Universities will exchange expertise in the fields of geography and geoinformation science.
- This would also open an opportunity to start twinning programmes that would make it easier to send Indian students to these universities.
Agreement details: The Commonwealth and Kutzdown Universities of Pennsylvania formed agreements with Bangalore City University, Bangalore University and Mangalore University. Millersville University signed an agreement with VTU.
Signing: The agreements pertaining to undergraduate courses were signed at the State Higher Education Council, in the presence of Dr CN Ashwath Narayanan, Minister for Higher Education (SHEC).
- The delegates from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and vice chancellors from each of the four public institutions were also present.