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Duke To Move To China

Kunshan, China—To address budget concerns and accommodate the 33 percent of Duke students who are ethnically Chinese, the University announced today that it will be moving to the Kunshan province of the People’s Republic of China. The move will be accomplished in three phases over the next 15 years, Board of Trustees Chair David White said. The first phase, which will begin this summer, will involve rebuilding Uncle Harry’s, to be renamed Chairman Hai’s, in China and then implementing the plans for New Campus around the grocery store. “The costs associated with the move will be very low,” University Vice President of Public Relations Aaron Merrel said, “Because we’ll be using child laborers. And operations costs in China will be significantly less because the [Communist] Party will ensure that all faculty and staff are paid equally poorly.”


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