George Mason University President Meets Incheon Mayor to Discuss Future Collaboration

A landmark meeting between George Mason University President Gregory Washington and Incheon Mayor Jeong-bok Yoo marked a decade of successful collaboration and solidified a commitment to the future of George Mason University Korea (Mason Korea).

President Washington expressed his gratitude for the city's unwavering support over the past decade. Discussions focused on Mason Korea's future, including expanding the campus and establishing new research institutes.

"This meeting with Mayor Yoo provided a valuable opportunity to reflect on Mason Korea's remarkable journey," said President Washington. "We look forward to sharing our vision for the future and further strengthening our partnership with Incheon City for mutual growth."

Mayor Yoo echoed the sentiment, extending congratulations on Mason Korea's anniversary and acknowledging their contributions to the Incheon Global Campus (IGC). He specifically highlighted the university's role in cultivating global talent, citing the significant increase in IGC student enrollment this year. Mayor Yoo also commended Mason Korea's commitment to the region through initiatives like the Master of Laws (LLM) program, which fosters local talent development and competitiveness.

"We are grateful for Mason Korea's dedication to raising the profile of the IGC," said Mayor Yoo. "Their success aligns perfectly with our vision for the Incheon Global Campus. We look forward to celebrating their 10th anniversary and witnessing their continued contributions."