Delegates from Yeongdong-gun South Korea led by Mayor Jeong Yeong-Chul toured the historic Silliman University campus with Acting Vice-Mayor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino and Councilor Renz Macion as part of their visit in Dumaguete City.
Silliman University established in 1901, is the first American and Protestant institution of higher learning founded in the Philippines and Asia. A number of Korean nationals are students of Silliman University.