Signed agreement between Springfield College and Beijing Institute of Physical Education (October, 1990)
- Signed agreement between Springfield College and Beijing Institute of Physical Education (October, 1990)
This is the signed letter of agreement between Springfield College and Beijing Institute of Physical Education (now Beijing Sport University) in Mandarin Chinese. It is signed by Frank S. Falcone, President of Springfield College, and Yang Fu-lu, President of Beijing Sport University. The document states that they have reviewed their performance in terms of the objectives of the original agreement signed in 1983 and deemed that "Both parties are satisfied as to the successful performance of our cooperation" The document renews this original agreement until 1995. The document is on Springfield College Letterhead.
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Falcone, Frank S.
Beijing Sport University
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Beijing Sport University was organized and established as the Central Institute of Physical Education (sport) in 1953 with the help of Professor Xu Yingchao, Springfield College graduate of the class 1938. The name of the university changed to Peking (Beijing) Institute of Physical Culture (physical education) in 1956 and renamed Beijing Sports University in 1993. The first agreement signed by Springfield College and the Beijing Sport University was on September 25, 1981, which provided pathways for collaboration and exchange of faculty and students.