Letter from Dr. Yang Fu-lu to Dr. Frank S. Falcone (July 10, 1989)
- Letter from Dr. Yang Fu-lu to Dr. Frank S. Falcone (July 10, 1989)
This is a letter from Dr. Yang Fu-lu, president of the Beijing Institute of Physical Education (now Beijing Sport University) to Dr. Frank S. Falcone, president of Springfield College, dated July 10, 1989. The letter is concerning the events in Tienanmen Square in Beijing in the summer of 1989.
- Yang, Fu-lu
July 10, 1989
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Falcone, Frank S.
Beijing Sport University
- 2 Pages
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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.