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William Carey president gives Bible to Chinese University president

HATTIESBURG, MS (WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY) - Tommy King, president of William Carey University, presented a Bible to Dr. Tongwen Xu, president of Linyi Normal University in Linyi, China during a recent visit to the Shandong province.

WCU and Linyi have begun a teacher exchange program that will include exchange students in the future. Three Linyi professors are currently teaching martial arts, Chinese calligraphy, and Chinese culture and language on the Hattiesburg campus and two WCU professors are teaching English at Linyi.

King visited Linyi with other WCU representatives and Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree who seeks  business and cultural opportunities there.

The Bible is the first book to be included as part of a library agreement between the two universities. 

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