campus in Lowell, Carole Cowan, then serving as Dean of
expand its horizons internationally.
Lowell and you know that your faculty are going to have to be
prepared to teach students that come to us from all over the
world," said Cowan.
would not only better serve the diverse community of Lowell,
but would have a great and positive impact on student
a global economy," said Cowan. "We knew our graduates
were going to be getting jobs in companies that were doing
business all over the world. It would disadvantage them
if they didn't have a good understanding of the economies
of the world and experience different world cultures."
for faculty to participate in summer seminars focusing on
different cultures. It later expanded to include other
professional development opportunities, teacher exchanges,
and student travel.