Abu Dhabi: Region’s renowned educational institution Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has decided to partner with US-based world-class comprehensive R1-level research institution Drexel University to elevate faculty and student experience.
Dr. Sreethi Nair, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences at Abu Dhabi University, and Dr. Penny L. Hammrich, Dean of the School of Education at Drexel, signed that Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalize the collaboration.
The agreement is specific to College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at ADU and the School of Education at Drexel. Under the agreement, both institutions will try to conduct collaborative research, accelerate faculty and staff development, explore student exchange programs and publish joint academic publications.
Furthermore, ADU and Drexel will focus on knowledge exchange and sharing of experiences related to innovative teaching methods and course design. The universities will explore avenues to establish a series of symposiums, workshops, conferences and joint dual admission degree programs that will maximize the student and faculty’s journey in their respective fields.
On the other hand, Dr. Hammrich stated that, “We are thrilled to partner with Abu Dhabi University, a leading university in the United Arab Emirates, as we are committed to providing our students and faculty with collaborative and global experiences. We see this partnership as a commitment to bridge the education gap through global partnerships.”