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The President of YU, Dr. Zeidan Kafafi met a delegation from Bridgewater State University which included the Assistant Provost for Global Engagement and Senior International Officer Dr. Wing-Kai To, the Academic Director of International Programs Dr. Jabbar Al-Obaidi, and the director of the Center for Middle East Studies Dr. Mado Rao, where means of cooperation were discussed.

At the beginning of the meeting, Kafafi confirmed the keenness of YU to cooperate with the prestigious university of Bridgewater State, which reflects positively on students and faculty members through exchange programs. He pointed out that YU can benefit from the scholarships offered by Bridgewater State University to Jordanian students to pursue their higher education in various specialties, confirming the university's readiness to receive Bridgewater students to learn Arabic through the Arabic language program offered by the Languages Center for the speakers of other languages.

For their part, the members of the delegation pointed out that Bridgewater State University welcomes various forms of cooperation with international universities proceeding from its strategy of opening to diverse cultures and providing academic and scientific opportunities for students and faculty members. They also expressed their hope to strengthen cooperation with YU through inviting YU students to join the summer schools’ programs which they offer for 2-3 weeks and through staff exchange programs.

 The delegation members also noted that Bridgewater State University has recently introduced the program of Global Religious Studies, pointing to the possibility of cooperation with YU in this field. Finally, they gave a lecture on "international education and global communication" in the presence of Vice President Dr. Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq, several deans, faculty members and university officials.

The meeting was attended by Vice presidents Dr. Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq, Dr. Anis Khassawneh, dean of the Faculty of Law, Dr. Lafi Daradkeh, dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Dr. Mona Mola and a number of university officials.