A $300,000 contract has been signed by Oklahoma City University to educate students in three degree programs for the National Police Administration of the Republic of China at Taiwan, it was reported Wednesday.
The contract includes 10 police majors and captains a year from the National Police Administration, said Dr. Jerald C. Walker, OCU president. They will study for either a masters in business administration, a masters in arts for English as a second language, or a masters in criminal justice administration.
The program has been moved to OCU from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where it had been conducted for 14 years, Walker reported.
"This is extremely important to us," said Walker. "It means OCU will be the only university in the world with educational contracts with both Chinese nations - the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People's Republic of China on the mainland."
OCU conducts a masters in business administration program at Tinajin, China, for faculty members of colleges and high schools in the Shenzhen economic zone. Agreements were made with a management institute in Singapore and Shenzen University, but those have not been completed.
The new contract with the Nationial Police Administration on Taiwan is for three years, said Walker.
It was signed after a visit to Taiwan by Walker, Willis Wheat as chairman of OCU's administration liaison committee, Bob Wilder, chief of police for Oklahoma City, and his wife, plus Dr. Michael Hwang, chairman of Asian studies at OCU.
They were guests of the …