La Salle News

U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Meets with Lasallian Rectors and Presidents

April 8, 2014


La Salle President Michael J. McGinniss, F.S.C., Ph.D., recently traveled to Mexico for a meeting of Lasallian college and university leaders from the United States and Mexico.

During the gathering, Br. Michael and other participants attended a panel discussion led by Anthony Wayne, the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, and Consul Ana Luisa Fajer-Flores, Director General for North American Affairs for Mexico’s Foreign Relations Secretariat. The panel discussion focused on how the two nations have worked together to strengthen educational ties and promote research and innovation through summer research programs, distance education, language courses, and professor exchange programs.

The 15 rectors of Lasallian universities in Mexico, five of the six presidents of Lasallian colleges and universities in the United States, the President of Bethlehem University in Palestine, and four District Visitors for the Christian Brothers attended working sessions in Cuernavaca on March 22 to 27.




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