LC Representatives Meet with His Excellency, President Kikwete of Tanzania

September 19th, 2011

New York City, NY – It is a distinguished honor for the administration of Louisiana College, an institution internationally renowned for education, to have been granted the time to meet with His Excellency, President Kikwete of Tanzania.

Members of the delegation, Dr. Randall Esters, Dean of Education and Presidential Envoy for International Affairs, and Joseph Cole, Coordinator for Presidential Affairs, presented a proposal to His Excellency for an international education partnership bringing greater strength to a strong educational system.  The proposal included a secondary school, university credits, an athletic academy with both basketball and soccer, and a film program.

His Excellency, President Kikwete, was extremely gracious in giving his time to have a wonderful meeting of intelligent minds. Furthermore to show his support, President Kikwete generously committed at least 150 acres of land for the development of the Louisiana College: Tanzania campus.  Louisiana College administrators are incredibly grateful and humbled by the opportunity to meet His Excellency as well as discuss educational opportunity.