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Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute
Kansas State University
Wildcat Landing, Suite 205
1800 Claflin Rd
Manhattan KS, 66502

Director, Xiangxing Max Lu 785-532-3688
Assoc. Director, Shijun Yan 785-532-3682
Language Teacher 785-532-3685
Fax 785-532-3686


Board Members

The Kansas State University Confucius Institute is an independent academic unit under the direct supervision of the Kansas State University provost and senior vice president. While the daily operation of the institute will be managed by a leadership team, the board of directors establishes and reviews the missions, objectives and financial security of the institute.

The board of directors includes the following members:

April Mason, Board Chair, K-State Provost and Senior Vice President

Marcelo Sabates, K-State Associate Provost for International Programs

Peter Dorhout, Interim vice president for research, Dean of the K-State College of Arts & Sciences

Jishu Shi, Special Assistant to the K-State Provost, China Affairs

Derek Hillard, Head of the K-State Department of Modern Languages

Gang Chen, JLU Vice President

Debin Liu, Dean of the JLU College of International Studies

Zhengkao Xu, Dean of the JLU College of Liberal Arts

Weishun Lei, Dean of the JLU Art College