BRAC University signed an agreement with Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC) recently to initiate student, faculty and staff exchange, research and grant application collaboration, initiation of joint projects with societal impacts, etc. Professor Vincent Chang, Vice-Chancellor, BRAC University signed the agreement which was also signed by Dr. Mark Rudin, President, TAMUC and brought in by Dr. Mario Hayek, Dean, College of Business, TAMUC. Dr. Sang Lee, Dean, BRAC Business School (BBS) and Dr. Mario Hayek were instrumental in finalizing the agreement.
The signing ceremony took place during the official visit of Dean Hayek to BRAC University. The ceremony was witnessed by Dr. Sang Lee, Dean of BBS and other senior administrators of BRACU including Ms. Ismat Shereen, Head of International and Scholarship Office, Dr. Dave Dowland, Registrar, and Dr. Charalabos Doumanidis, Vice President of Research, BRAC University.
The agreement will enable BBS students to start their bachelor degrees at BRAC University and finish at TAMUC. The agreement will also allow BBS bachelor graduates to study in relevant graduate programs in the Business disciplines at TAMUC with more than 40 percent reduced tuition fees. These agreements will help aspiring BRAC University students to enroll into TAMUC undergraduate and graduate programs.
As part of continuous drive towards internationalization, recently BRAC University has had collaboration agreements with international universities like University of Lincoln, University of Kent and California NorthState University.