The Ambassador toured KFU on 26th February.
He was accompanied by spouse Mary Kaye Huntsman, Deputy Press Attache of the Embassy Matthew Underwood, and Head of the Trade and Investment Unit Michelle Erkin. KFU was represented by vice-rectors Linar Latypov and Dmitry Tayursky, Director of the International Office Andrey Krylov, and several institute directors.
Linar Latypov talked about the University's history and present. Ambassador Huntsman greeted KFU, its faculty and staff on behalf of the American people. He opined that it was one of the greatest universities that he had ever seen. He also said it was an honor to have multiple cooperation links with KFU. After the tour, the visitor left a thank-you note in the guestbook.
Dr. Latypov and the directors invited the American side to participate in conferences. Visa issues were also discussed.