Feb 2004, Cheng Changchun, president of Yancheng Teacher University visited Claremont and interviewed Dr.Cobb. Phi Clayton, exceuctive Director of Center for Process Studies, met him and had a conversation with him. Karen Torjesen, Dean of School of Religion at CGU met him.
Prof. Xiaoting Liu, vice-dean of School of Humanities at Beijing Normal University, visited Claremont, from June 16-17, 2004.
On November 1, 30 Chinese educators visited Claremont and Dr. Cobb delivered a lecture titled “Education reform from a Process Perspective”. After the lecture, Cobb answered the questions Chinese scholars raised. This event was a workshop of the Conference themed Integrated Education and Education Reform commenced in San Jose on October 28, 2004.
Chinese scholars felt very happy to meet Dr.Cobb and listened to his lecture. One of them, Prof. Qing Tao, Anhui Academy of Social Sciences, said this event was the most exciting moment during his visit in the US.
On November 10, Dr. Cobb met and had a conversation with Prof. Dina Pei, Director of Education Institute at Beijing Normal University; Prof. Sen Li and Yule Jin, Southwest Political & Law University; and publisher Ms. Shulan Yang, Peking University Press.
Ron and Pam treated Chinese scholars dinner in the evening of November 10, 2004.
8 Chinese scholars attended this event. During the dinner, Ron gave a talk on Whitehead’s Philosophy of Education.
On November 15, Dr. Cobb met and had a conversation with Prof. Fang Li, Dean of Education School, Zhanjiang Teacher University, and his colleague Dr. Jianyun Lu.
They have showed very strong interests in cooperating with the Institute and establishing a research center in their school.
In April, 2005, Guo Zeshen, president of Zhanjiang Teacher University and his colleague Deng Fengguang, director of Foreign Affaire at Zhanjiang Teacher University, visited Claremont and had a conversation with Dr.Cobb.
Prof.Karen Torjesen, Dean of School of Religion at CGU, and Advisor of the Institute, met them.
In April, 2006, Madam Xiaojuan Li, editor-in-chief of Seeking Truth of Hielongjiang University and Prof. Xiaohuang Zhang, director of Foreign Affairs Department at Heilongjiang University visited Claremont and had a conversation with Dr.Cobb
(Dr.John B.Cobb with Madam Li, the editor-in-chief of Seeking Truth at Heilongjiang University, P. R. China, in Claremont, CA)