Bhubaneswar,24/12 (Odisha Samachar Bureau)-A high powered delegation chaired by Prof.(Dr) Stephen M Jordan, President, Metropolitan State University of Denver and comprising eight members including Dr. Akbarali Thobhani, Executive Director, Office of International Studies visited KIIT University on December 20-21, 2013 for establishing cooperation between the two universities. The delegation visited various Schools and facilities of KIIT University and also visited Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and met with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Prof. P. P. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, KIIT University, Dr. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar and other members of the faculty. After discussions a MoU was signed by Prof. P. P. Mathur, VC, KIIT University and Dr. Akbarali Thobhani in presence of Prof. N. L. Mitra, Chancellor KIIT University.
The MoU would encourage and support faculty and student exchanges. Both the Universities agreed to advanced collaborative development and delivery of courses and programmes in addition to promotion of research and scholarly projects. All the members of the delegation were very happy to see the facilities at KIIT University and hoped that this collaboration would go a long way towards cooperation between two Universities and exchange of students and faculty on a regular basis.