Stratford University to set up campus in India

The prestigious Stratford University has entered into a joint venture with India's Modi Group of industries through which it will establish its educational sites and initiatives in that country.

Stratford University president Richard Shurtz and Vice President Mary Ann Shurtz recently signed an agreement in this regard with K K Modi, chairman of the group and Charu Modi, who heads the Modi Innovation Education Society in Virginia a statement said.

"The purpose of the union is to establish Stratford University sites and related educational initiatives in India," the university said in a statement.

Stratford offers 28 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the areas of culinary arts and hospitality, health sciences, business administration, and information technology.

From the joint venture, Stratford University will stand as the only US University with a branch campus in the second most populous country, it said.

"We are excited for what we are going to do in the education scope, and what we are going to do with Stratford University," said Charu Modi.

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