A key official from the University of Guam paid an official visit to Foundation University today, April 11.

John A. Peterson, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Graduate Studies, visited the campus and held a round table discussion with the administration in order to see possible collaborations in the various fields of study more specifically on agriculture. In fact, one of the main discussions during the said meeting was to introduce fisheries to the College of Agriculture.

Other college deans present also discussed feasible projects for the future between Foundation University in collaboration with the University of Guam. One of which was to develop an exchange program for teachers and students in the College of Computer Studies and the Department of Architecture and Fine Arts.

The visit was made possible through Joy Onozawa, the incoming head of the Department of Architecture, who introduced Foundation University to Peterson.

Aside from his post as Vice President of the Graduate Studies program, he also holds the directorship of the Research and Sponsored Programs of the Center for Island Sustainability in the same university.

FU’s administration who were present during the benchmarking was led by Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs Mr. Faisal M. Alih and Dr. Mira D. Sinco, former University President and currently serving as the Superintendent of Foundation Preparatory Academy along with other deans and department heads.