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IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT

BETWEEN

TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

AND

BEIJING JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY

FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE

AT TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

In accordance with the desire to achieve a healthy operation and

sustainable development of the Confucius Institute at Texas Southern

University (TSU), and in consideration of the "Agreement Between the

Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) and TSU for

the Establishment of the Confucius Institute at TSU," and the "Feasibility

Analysis of Confucius Institute at TSU," TSU and Beijing Jiaotong

University (BJTU) hereby enter into the following implementation

agreement.

I. AIM

The aim of this agreement is to guarantee the healthy operation and

the sustainable development of the Confucius Institute at TSU.


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II. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIR John M. Rudley

CO-CHAIR NINGBin

VICE-CHAIR Danille K. Taylor

CO-VICE-CHAIR LIU Jun

DIRECTORS

XU Yugong, CHEN Ying, Lei YU, Ronald A. Johnson, Dannye R.

Holley, Robert D. Bullard, Lillian B. Poats, Shirlette G. Milton, James W.

Ward, Humphrey A. Regis, Roger Hart

III. OBLIGATIONS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

1. To shoulder the responsibility for the operation of the

Confucius Institute.

2. To make the implementation plan stipulated in ARTICLE 4 of

the agreement between Hanban and TSU.

3. To formulate or approve the curricula of the teaching programs

run by the Confucius Institute.

4. To formulate or approve the recruitment plan of all the

programs run by the Confucius Institute.

5. To formulate or approve the financial plan of the Confucius

Institute.

6. To appoint the Director and Deputy Director of the Confucius


8 Institute. The Director should be the professor fro1n TSU with

administrative abilities, and has been is devoted to the

Sino-America cultural exchange and the establishment of the

Confucius Institute. The Deputy Director should be assigned

by BJTU, and should be qualified in English, Chinese Culture,

management and coordination abilities. The CI Director is

responsible to the Board of Directors.

7. To organize CI Director's Office so that all the policies and

decisions by the Board of Directors can be carried out. The

office consists of the Assistant Director and one or two

secretaries tentatively.

IV. MECHANISM OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

1. Establishing the contact between Chair and Co-Chair of the

Board of Directors, and the contact between the CI Director

and Deputy Director.

2. Convening Board of Directors Meetings at least one time

annually, and making important policies and decisions on the

operation and development of the Confucius Institute.

3. Submitting Confucius Institute's annual plans and fiscal year

summaries to TSU, Hanhan, and BJTU in May every year.

4. Discussing with Hanhan on the solutions when there are some


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Institute.

V. SUPPLEMENTARY CLAUSES

RESPONSIBILITIES OF BEIJNG JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY

1. To provide one or two visiting scholars/instructors on Chinese

language and culture each year.

2. To provide textbooks, reference materials, and audio-visual

materials.

3. To receive the students study group from the Confucius

Institute. BJTU should assign instructors to help them with

their study and practice. The expenses incurred would be

covered by the Confucius Institute.

4. To decide the themes of the academic reports and the

implementation plans through discussion with the Board of

Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

1. To provide apartments and offices with necessary facilities for

the Chinese instructors when they work at the Confucius

Institute.

2. To be responsible for the local transfer of the instructors and

the related personnel from BJTU between TSU and the airport

in Houston.
10 3. To undertake the marketing of the programs 1un by the

Confucius Institute.

4. To hold the academic activities relating to the Confucius

Institute.

VI. Financial Support

1. The fund of the Confucius Institute consists of five pmis:

1) Suppmi from TSU;

2) Support from Hanban;

3) Suppmi from BJTU;

4) Tuition fee from the programs of the Confucius Institute;

5) Donation from the community.

2. The Confucius Institute should submit yearly budget repmis

and yearly settlement repmis to TSU, Hanban, and BJTU at

the beginning of each academic year.

3. Incomes generated from the Confucius Institute should be used

to suppmi the operation expenditures and the development and

expansion of the Confucius Institute.

VII. Agreement Language

This Agreement is written in both Chinese and English. Each

version shall have the same effect. Each party shall keep the
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Signed for and on the behalf of Signed for and on behalf of

BEIJING JIAOTONG TEXAS SOUTHERN

UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY

Dr . Sunny Ohia
Vice President for International Affairs Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs and Research

Date Date

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TEXASSOUTHERNUNIVERSIN
3100 CLEBURNE AVENUE • HOUSTON, TEXAS 77004

OFFICE OF GENERALCOUNSEL
31O Hannah Hall
Phone (713)313-7950/Fax (713)313-1906

Tammye Curtis-Jones
Associate General Counsel
curtisjonest@tsu.edu

Dr. John M. Rudley


President
Texas Southern University
CAMPUS

RE: Agreement Regarding the Exchange of Students and Faculty, and Collaborative
Research between Beijing Jiaotong University and Texas Southern University
(TSU No. K-10-332 and K-11-009)

Dr. Rudley:

I have reviewed the above -referenced agreement and find it acceptable for final execution. Under the
University's Contract Administration Policy, you have authority to sign this agreement. An original is
enclosed for authorized signature. Please sign where indicated.

This agreement is approved as to legal form and substance. This approval by the General Counsel's
Office is by no means a substitute for other required administrative review processes as may be set out
in University rules, policies and regulations. As with every other agreement/ contract, it is necessary
that all applicable departments and administrative authorities review and approve the provisions of the
contract that are within their assigned responsibility. Consistent with the University's Contract
Administration Policy (MAPP 08.04.01), the contract originator should return a fully executed
copy of this contract to the Office of General Counsel within ten (10) days.

If you h ve any questions, please feel free to contact me.

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COMPLIANCE COVERSHEET FOR NEW CONTRACTS/ AGREEMENTS
Contract Number __________ (Assigned By OGC)

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Initiating Department: Science and Technology E-Mail: yu_ lx@tsu.edu 7______
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REQUIRED: Attach all applicable justification/forms:


D RFP/RFQ; Texas Marketplace D Selection Committee & Award Notificat ion
D So le-Source Justification D Emergency Justification (See Procurement Dept.)
D Best Value 0 Other: Ag reemen t w 1th B e111ngJ1ao1ong Univers ity
CONTRACT TYPE/ACTION:
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Brief description of goods/services vendor shall provide or perfor m: Agreement Regarding the Exchange of Students and Faculty, and
Collaborative Research between Texas Southern University and Beijing Jiaotong University.

CONTRACTOR/VEND OR:_B_e_ij_in_g_J_ia_o_to_n_g_U_n_iv_e_rs_it_y
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Contact Name: _Y_u_g_
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Address: Beijing Jiaotong University, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R. China 100044

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Teleph one: 86-10-51688311 Fax: 86-10-62255671 E-mail: ygxu@bjtu .edu.cn
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C ontract Effective Date: Whenever it is signed Termination Date: _5_y_e_a_rs___ ________ _

Does the contract require reporting to the Legislative Budget Board and/or other State Agencies? (Example: Professional Services and
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If the contract involves software or a license in any information technology system, have you obtained approval from the Office of
Information Technology? Please attach authorization form. D YES D NO IZI N/A

Funding Source: D Grant D Local D State [2] Other: No funding needed


Fund: ________ Organization: _________ Acct. ________ Program: ______ _
~~~~~~=~~ I have primary responsibi lity for the contract, from inception to completion of the transaction . I have read, fully
and agree w·th the business aspects of the attached contract. I am submitting the contract to General Cou nsel for legal ,·eview.

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Office of Compliance Date

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AGREEMENT
REGARDING THE EXCHANGE OF STUDENTS AND FACULTY, AND
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

between

TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY


AND
BEIJING JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY

ARTICLE -I-PARTIES

This agreement represents a formal agreement between Texas Southern University at


Houston , Texas , United States of America (TSU) , and Beijing Jiaotong University ,
Beijing , P.R. China (BJTU). TSU and BJTU signed a similar agreement on June 28,
2005 , which was valid for three years. "The parties enter this agreement voluntarily , and
there is no financial obligation upon either party. " This document represents the full
understanding between the parties.

ARTICLE- II-OBJECTIVES

The primary objectives of this agreement between TSU and BJTU are to provide:

1. opportunities for students from the United States of America and China to study
abroad ;
2. opportunities for students at BJTU to pursue their studies , internships , or summer
programs at TSU;
3. opportunities for students at TSU to pursue their studies , internships , or summer
programs at BJTU ;
4. faculty members of BJTU with an opportunity to teach and engage in research at
TSU ;
5. faculty members of TSU with an opportunity to teach and engage in research at
BJTU; and
6. opportunities for TSU and BJTU to pursue collaborative research projects that are
mutually beneficial.

ARTICLE - III-PROGRAMS

A. Exchange of Students
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1. TSU and BJTU will exchange students at undergraduate and graduate levels for either
academic study , internship purposes, or summer programs. Students who wish to
participate in the exchange programs will apply for admission at their own
institutions . Their applications for acceptance into the programs will be reviewed and
evaluated at their institutions. Special attention should be given to sufficient
language competency. A completed application and current academic transcripts will
be sent to the host institution for each approved student.
2. Students may apply for a full academic year , for a semester term, or for a summer
term. Each year the two institutions shall agree on the number of students
participating in the exchange programs.
3. Students participating in the exchange programs will pay registration and tuition fees
at their home institution only. They will not be liable for such payments to the host
institution.
4. Students will be enrolled as fully registered students in the host institution and will be
eligible to participate in academic and non-academic activities available to regular
students.
5. The host institution determines which courses in different programs of study are
academically worthwhile for each visiting student. (For this purpose, both institutions
will provide individual counseling for exchange students in their area of study.)
6. The acceptance of course work (lectures, seminars , etc.) taken at the host institution
and the measure of achievement attained there (at the host institution) must be
commensurate with the prevailing testing and learning evaluation standards of the
home institution. The exchange staff/students will receive upon request, or because of
need , a performance evaluation of their achievement from the respective instructors at
the host institution .
7. Students must provide for their own meals, accommodation , transportation , passport
and visa, health insurance , and must have funds for incidentals and miscellaneous
items.
8. The participating institutions will provide letters , immigrating documents , and
assistance to students in obtaining their study visas.
9. The institutions agree to assist each student in locating a room in a student residence ,
hall or other suitable accommodation (e.g. private accommodation , host family). The
cost of room and meals will be borne by the student.
10. Participants must have in effect an adequate health insurance policy for the period of
study abroad , covering also any costs related to medical attendance or periods in
hospitals.
11. The host institution will forward an official record of the student ' s academic work to
his/her institution. Each institution will be informed immediately of a student ' s
academic deficiency or other related problems . Students from TSU will be eligible to
obtain credentials at BJTU ; students from BJTU will likewise be eligible to obtain an
award or credits toward an award in such cases as the University ' s regulations allow.

B. Exchange of Teaching Faculty

1. The exchange of teaching staff requires the approval of both institutions . An


exchange may proceed between a BJTU faculty and a TSU faculty in the same or

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closely related fields of study . It is assumed that exchange faculty members will
receive their salaries from their home institution for the duration of the exchange.
2. The administrations at both BJTU and TSU must in each case approve an exchange of
faculty in their area or specialty.
3. Certain flexibility seems advisable and desirable in determining teaching
responsibilities (both with regard to the teaching discipline area and to department
and curricular assignments) and other duties at the host institution.
4. To minimize costs , exchange partners may exchange living accommodations .
However, in each case the concerned parties must approve such agreements.
5. It is expected that faculty members participating in the exchange programs will
concern themselves with the welfare of the exchange students from their respective
home institutions and that they will promote the relationship between both institutions
by paving the way for continued contacts between colleagues interested in future
exchanges.
6. Exchange faculty members must provide for their own meals , accommodation,
transportation , passport and visa , health insurance , and must have funds for
incidentals and miscellaneous items.

C. Collaboration in Research

1. Both TSU and BJTU will make effort to prepare joint research proposals and pursue
collaborative research that impacts the constituents of both institutions.
2. TSU will encourage its faculty to participate in the research programs with the faculty
at BJTU.
3. BJTU will encourage its faculty to participate in the research programs with the
faculty at TSU.

D. Priorities of Disciplines

Priorities of disciplines for collaboration between TSU and BJTU are identified as
English and Chinese languages , transportation planning and management , chemistry ,
mathematics, business, and law. Other disciplines may be identified as part of priorities
when both institutions agree .

E. Execution of Programs

This agreement will take effect when the executive officials of the participating
institutions have signed it. Modifications to this agreement can only be undertaken in
written form and after a reciprocal agreement.

ARTICLE IV -ADMINISTRATION
The President of each institution or their designees will administer the execution of this
agreement. TSU and BJTU agree to appoint Dr. Lei Yu as the liaison to coordinate all
the activities associated with this agreement. The responsibilities of the administration
include:

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A. Development and presentation of the objectives of the agreement.


B. Development of a program plan including resource requirements.
C. Providing general program administration , as necessary to meet the goals and
objectives of this agreement.

ARTICLE - V - FUNDING
Nothing in the agreement shall be construed to require or imply the commitment of funds
or appropriations to either institution . Nor shall anything be construed as requiring TSU
or NJTU to expand on behalf of the purpose, goals , objectives and the responsibilities set
forth in the agreement except as specifically stated in the agreement or agreed to in
writing by the signatories or the organizations they represent.

ARTICLE VI - EFFECTIVE DATE, DURATION AND TERMINATION.


This agreement shall become effective upon the last signature hereto and will remain in
effect for three (3) years. The agreement will be extended automatically to another three
year te1m if no written notice of tem1ination is received by either institution. "Each party
has a right to terminate this agreement at any time upon providing 60 days' written notice
to the other party. But within a 6-month period after that written notice , any then-visiting
student or faculty member has a right to remain at the host institution to complete any
incomplete project under this agreement ' s pre -termination anangement.

ARTICLE VII - DISMISSAL


The host party must notify the other party and convene a meeting between the parties and
any applicable student or faculty participant if the host party determines that it must
remove the student or faculty participant from the host party's premises and the program .
The host party further has a right to demand the immediate removal of that student or
faculty participant from its premises , upon either party's determination that the student or
faculty participant:
A. has acted contrary to any applicable professional or ethical standards; or
B. poses a threat to:

I.The health , safety or welfare of any host party student or personnel; or


2.The host party's orderly business function.

ARTICLE VIII - CONFIDENTIALITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY


Each party retains its intellectual property rights with respect to any information that the
party uses or discloses under this agreement. Unless this agreement expressly sets forth
otherwise , this agreement does not constitute a license or other grant in intellectual
property rights of any party , even if either party uses or discloses that intellectual
property under the agreement.

Each party must maintain the confidentiality of the other party ' s proprietary information ,
and limit disclosure within that party to any individual who has a need to know that
information . Information transmitted orally or visuall y is considered to be proprietary
information if the transmitting party identifies the proprietary information before

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disclosure, reduces that information to written summary form, and marks the information
as being confidential or proprietary, and transmits to the recipient within thirty days after
that oral or visual transmission . During this thirty-day period , the receiving party must
provide that oral or visual information the same protection as applies to proprietary
information elsewhere under this Article. This agreement's confidentiality duties do not
apply to any information that is: (a) developed by a receiving party independently of the
disclosing party as supported by the receiving party ' s written records; (b) rightfully
obtained without restriction by the receiving party from a third party; (c) publicly
available other than through the fault or negligence of the receiving party; (d) released
without restriction by the disclosing party to anyone including any governmental
authority as supported by the receiving party ' s written records; or (e) known to the
receiving party at the time of its disclosure.

ARTICLE IX - AUTHORITY
This agreement is entered into by TSU and BJTU and is limited to the objectives,
activities, and provisions specified above. In no event shall this agreement be viewed as
a pooling of resources or a sharing of liabilities. This agreement is executed in duplicate
originals on the dates shown below.

FOR: TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

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outhern Universi

FOR: BEIJING JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY

Dr. Bin Ning, President Date:


Beijing Jiaotong University

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TSU
AGREEMENT BETWEEN
CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE HEADQUARTERS OF CHINA
AND
TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY OF THE UNITED STATES
ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE AT TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

In order to strengthen educational cooperation between China and the


United States , support and promote the development of Chinese language
education , and increase mutual understanding among people in China and
in the United States , according to the Constitution and By-laws of
Confucius Institute s, the Confucius Institute Headquarters of China ("the
Headquarters " ) and Texas Southern University , for the establishment of
Confucius Institute at Texas Southern University (the Institute) , hereby
agree as follows:

Article 1 Purpose
The purpose of this agreement is to identify the rights and responsibilities
of the Headquarters and Texas Southern University in the establishment

and management of the Institute .

Article 2 Character

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The Institute shall be a non-profit educational institution.

Article 3 Executive Institution


Texas Southern University is desirous of collaborating with Beijing
Jiaotong University. The Headquarters will authorize and appoint Beijing
Jiaotong University to construct the Confucius Institute with the Texas
Southern University as the Chinese executive institution. The two parties
of cooperation will sign the supplementary agreement on detailed matters
of the cooperation. The supplementary agreement should be audited by
the Headquarters before signing .
The Institute must be launched within one year after this agreement is
signed.

Article 4 Scope of Activities


The Institute can serve the following activities according to the
Constitution and By-laws, and local instance:
1. Teaching Chinese language and providing Chinese language teaching

resources;
2. Training Chinese language instructors;
3. Holding the HSK examination (Chinese Proficiency Test) and tests for
the Certification of the Chinese Language Teachers;
4. Providing information and consultative services concerning China's
education, culture, and so forth;
5. Conducting language and cultural exchange activities;
6. Other activities with authorization and by appointment of the
Headquarters.

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Article 5 Organization
1. The Institute at Texas Southern University shall adopt a Director
Responsibility System under the leadership of the Board of Directors.
2. The Board of Directors is formed with members nominated from two
parties, and its duties include: formulating and amending the Constitution
of the Institute; formulating development plans for the Institute;
decision-making on the significant issues including teaching, research
and management; fund raising; appointing and dismissing the director of
the Institute; examining and approving the budget proposal and final
financial accounts of the Institute; reporting to the two parties on the
management status and significant issues.
3. Two collaborating parties appoint one director respectively.
4. The institute must accept the assessment of the Headquarters on the
teaching quality.
5. The Institute activities must be in accordance with the Constitution and
By-laws, and also respect cultural custom, shall not contravene
concerning the laws and regulations, both in the United States and China.
6. The Institute draws up annual budget proposals and final financial
accounts independently. Texas Southern University will be in charge of
its daily operation and management. It should finally assume the sole
responsibility for its profits or losses by charging language course fees
and other programs.

Article 6 Obligations
The obligations of the Headquarters:

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1. To authorize the use of the title "Confucius Institute", logos and

institute emblems.
2. To provide teaching materials, coursewares and other books according

to the necessary, to authorize the use of online courses. To provide 3,000

volumes of Chinese books, teaching materials, and audio-visual materials


for the first time .
3. To provide $150,000 start-up fund, and provide a set amount of annual

fund according to needs.


4. To send numbers of Chinese instructors based on the requirements of
teaching, and pay for their air fares and salaries.

The obligations of Texas Southern University

1. To provide a fixed office place and appropriate sites for teaching and

other activities of the Confucius Institute; equipped with office and


teaching facilities, and with responsibility for the setting, management
and maintenance.
2. To provide necessary administrative personnel (full time or part-time)
and provide the related payment; to provide necessary working facilities
and life conveniences for the Chinese instructors.
3. To assist the Chinese party on the visa application and residence
procedures.
4. To open the special account for the Confucius Institute in the local
Bank of China or other bank approved by the Headquarters.

5. To provide a set amount of annual fund, which should not be less than
the amount provided by the Headquarters.

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Article 7 Intellectual Property


The Headquarters exclusively owns the title of "The Confucius Institute",
its related logo, and emblem as its exclusive intellectual property. Texas
Southern University cannot continue applying or transfer the title, logo,
and emblem in any form, either directly or indirectly, after this agreement
has been terminated.
The provider owns intellectual property of the certain program. The two
parties can consult the owner of the co-operated programs. In the events
of any dispute, the two parties should consult with each other friendly or
submit to the jurisdictional organ according to the related laws and
regulations.

Article 8 Revision
With the consent of both parties, this Agreement may be revised during
its implementation and any revisions will be made in writing, both in
English and Chinese, and will take effect as signed by authorized
representatives of the parties.

Article 9 Term
The Agreement shall be in effect on the date when the two parties sign
below. The Agreement shall have a period of 5-year validity. Either party,
if it wishes to terminate the Agreement must notify the other in writing
during the 90 days before the end of the Agreement, otherwise it will
automatically be extended for another 5 years.

Article 10 Force Majeure

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Parties hereto will be released from their obligations under this agreement
in the event of a national emergency, war, prohibitive government
regulation or any other cause beyond the control of the parties hereto that
renders the performance of this agreement impossible. In the event of
such circumstance, the party under the situation shall inform the other
party in writing that the program may be delayed or terminated, and duly
take the effective measures to mitigate the loss of the other party.

Article 11 Termination
This Agreement shall be terminated in one of the following cases:
1. Either party intends to terminate this Agreement upon giving a written
notice at least six months in advance of their intention to terminate.
2. The two parties have no aspiration of cooperation at the expiration of
the term.
3. The Agreement cannot go through or cannot achieve the anticipated
aim because of comedown of the condition.
4. If the act of one party of the Agreement severely harms the image and
reputation of the Confucius Institute.
5. The Agreement cannot go through because of force majeure.

The termination of the Agreement cannot affect some other agreement,


contract and program between the two parties.

Before the Agreement is terminated, Texas Southern University should


make appropriate arrangements on the enrolled students and other works.

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Article 12 Dispute Settlement


In the events of any dispute, the two parties should consult each other
friendly or submit to the jurisdictional organ of which this Agreement
falls within the competence.

Article 13 Agreement Language


This Agreement is written in Chinese and in English. Each party shall
keep one copy in Chinese and one copy in English of the signed
Agreement. The Agreement, in both languages, shall have the same
effectiveness.

Article 14 Other Terms


The parties to this Agreement will treat this Agreement as confidential
and will not, without prior written consent, publish, release or disclose or
permit supplied to, obtained by, or which comes to the knowledge of each
parties as a result of this agreement except insofar as such publication,
release or disclosure is necessary to enable each party to fulfill their
obligations under this Agreement.
Other matters not settled by this Agreement shall be solved through
friendly, cooperative negotiations between the two parties.

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Confucius Institute Texas Southern University


Headquarters (HANBAN)
Deputy Chief Executive President

Date: o,1
WANGYongli

or/&-{
ohn M. Rudley
Date: 6 --?..(- I~

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