category: Campus News University signs agreement with South Korean school By Marketing and Communications On February 18, 2016 Carson-Newman University President J. Randall O’Brien (right) signs an official agreement with Sitae Ryu, vice president of Daegu High School in South Korea. (Feb. 18, 2016) –Carson-Newman University has signed an agreement with Daegu High School in South Korea. University officials met Thursday on Carson-Newman’s campus with representatives from the Korean school. The memorandum of understanding allows for the opportunity to share cultural and academic assets and opens the door for top sophomore and junior Korean students to attend Carson-Newman in pursuit of English language training. This year Carson-Newman has some 130 international students from 34 countries studying at the University. Daegu High School is located in Daegu City, which has a population of 2.7 million people.