August 19, 2022

Discussing Academic and Cultural Cooperation Between the Fulbright Commission and the University of Jordan.

The Fulbright Commission in Jordan Executive Director, Mr. Edward Prados, visited the University of Jordan and met with the President of the University, Prof. Nather Obaidat, and the Director of the International Affairs Unit, Dr. Hadeel Yaseen.

During the meeting, wide-ranging topics were discussed, including the Fulbright Program offerings and how such opportunities can benefit university scholars and students. They also discussed the challenges the higher education field has been facing, including high enrollments, and how to overcome those challenges by working on faculty and staff development, facility modernization, and preparing university students for the 21st-century job market.

As a round-off of this fruitful meeting, Prof. Obaidat presented a plaque in recognition of the long-lasting history of relations and cooperation between the Fulbright Commission and the University of Jordan, and both parties pledged to continue this cooperation and look for future opportunities for engagement.

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