Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 7 Apr 1968

T H E C H I N E S E U N I V E R S I T Y O F H O N G K O N G T H E U N IV E R S I T Y BULLETIN V O LU M E FOUR A P R IL , 1968 NUM B ER SEVEN CONTENTS Page Vice-Chancellor Accepts Challenge . . 1 University Councillor on V isit . . . . 1 Appointments Workshop ............................ 2 Invitation to Attend EROPA Seminar 2 School of Education Reception , . . . 2 Staff P r o f ile ........................................................3 Comings and G o i n g s .............................. ....... 3 College News ....................................... .......4 VICE-CHANCELLOR ACCEPTS CHALLENGE Dr. Choh-M ing L i has just informed the University Council that after long, careful and searching consideration, he has finally come to an affirmative decision to stay on with the University. This means that instead of serving The Chinese University fo r a brief period of time, he is now the permanent head, although the University of California yet extends to him magnanimously the privilege of returning to the Berkeley campus any time w ithin the next few years. It w ill be recalled that soon after the Provisional Council of the University had been set up in June, 1963, Dr. L i was approached by the Government of Hong Kong with an invitation to be the first Vice-Chancellor. Negotiations were then carried on fo r several months, and he came to Hong Kong fo r on-the-spot discussions in November, 1963. In January, 1964, he assumed duty. For more than four years, Dr. L i has worked incessantly fo r the development of the University by raising the standard of teaching and research, recruiting high-quality staff, enlisting financial sup port locally and abroad, co-operating with univer sities and academic organizations here and abroad, and planning the new University campus in Shatin. Questions, however, concerning the future of the University had been raised from time to time by co-operating institutions and supporting Foundations as long as there was no decision on his part to be a permanent member of the University. Now that the decision has been made, the development of the University could be pressed forward with assurance. The news has been welcomed by His Excellency the Chancellor Sir David Trench and the Council, as well as by the overseas friends of the University. (Vice-Chancellor Li's picture in Chinese section) UNIVERSITY COUNCILLOR ON VISIT Dr. C lark Kerr, one of the foremost scholars in the United States and a member of the University Council since its inauguration in 1963, came to Hong Kong on 3rd March to attend a University Council meeting. He was met on arrival by Mr. H .T. Wu, University Registrar. During his three-

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