Dear Friends,

I am excited to announce the launch of the 100,000 Strong Foundation’s new academic advisory council that will advise our leadership on US-China educational engagement. Led by Steven Knapp (shown below), the President of The George Washington University, the council consists of more than a dozen current and former national education leaders.

President Knapp

Academic advisory council members include:
 Walter Bumphus, President, American Association of Community Colleges
― Ángel Cabrera, President, George Mason University
― Dan Davidson, President, American Councils for International Education
― Antonio Flores, President, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
― Norman Francis, President Emeritus, Xavier University Louisiana
― Rosalind Fuse-Hall, President, Bennett College
― Allan Goodman, President & CEO, Institute of International Education
― Marlene Johnson, Executive Director & CEO, NAFSA
― Steven Knapp (Chair), President, The George Washington University
― David Leebron, President, Rice University
 D. Michael Lindsay, President, Gordon College
― Sidney McPhee, President, Middle Tennessee State University
― Eduardo Padrón, President, Miami Dade Community College
― John Sexton, President, New York University
― Donna Shalala, President Emeritus, University of Miami

We look forward to working with the council as we strengthen US-China relations and expand educational ties between the two countries. Please click here to learn more about the council.

Thanks, as always, for your support.

Carola McGiffert
President & CEO