Thursday, May 29, 2014

[610] MTSU president’s Chinese radio interview to be aired on ‘MTSU On the Record’

MURFREESBORO — The fruits of MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee’s excursions to China will be explored on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

The podcast of an interview McPhee gave to China Radio International while he was in China in mid-May will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 2, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 8, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

In addition to questioning McPhee, the CRI program “Voices from Other Lands” captured audio of him giving a workshop on leadership at Confucius Institute headquarters in Beijing.

“Part of my goal going into the workshop was to be successful in getting them to actually participate, to question me, to give me their thoughts and to be actively engaged,” said McPhee.

During his two-week visit to China, McPhee signed cooperative agreements for student and faculty exchanges with Xiangnan University, Communication University of China, Shanghai Second Polytechnic University and Shaanxi Normal University. He also renewed MTSU’s ongoing partnership with Hangzhou Normal University.

To listen to previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to

For more information, contact Gina Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.

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