Bulletin Offprints (I) Printed with No. 1, 2013

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 THE U N I V E R S I T Y BULLETIN C O N T E N T S Offprints (I) Printed with No.l 2013 issue Page The Chronicler................................................. 1 Campus on the Hilltops................................... 4 College Presidents............................................ 4 The Chancellor: Sir David Trench................... 6 The Vice-Chancellor: Dr. Choh-ming Li ........ 6 Honorary Graduates ........................................ 6 Between Ruby and Sally .................................. 9 A Degree is Not a Licence................................ 10 At the Graduation Dinner................................ 11 A.C.U. Membership.......................................... 12 Student Enrolment........................................... 12 The Seal of the Vice-Chancellor...................... 12 Editor’s Note..................................................... 12 THE CHRONICLER Volume O ne · J une 1964 · N um ber O ne J u n e 3 , 1961 A Preparatory Committee was appointed by the Hong Kong Government to suggest steps to be taken for the provision of sites and buildings for a federal type Chinese University. The Hon. C. Y. Kwan was appointed Chairman of the Committee which was composed of the following members: Dr. Ch’ien Mu, President of New Asia College; Mr. P. Donohue, Director of Education; Mr. Lee Iu-cheung; Dr. D. Y. Lin, President of United College; Hon. J. C. McDouall, Secretary for Chinese Affairs; Mr. B. Mellor, Registrar of Hong Kong University; Mr. L. G. Morgan, Adviser on Post-Secondary Colleges; Mr. G. P. Norton, Acting Deputy Director of Public Works Department; Sir Lindsay Ride, Vice-Chancellor of Hong Kong University; Mr. G. T. Rowe, Principal Assistant Colonial Secretary; Mr. Wan Iu-shing; and Dr. C. T. Yung, President of Chung Chi College. The Secretary of the Committee was Mr. T. J. Bedford of the Colonial Secretariat. M a y 8 , 1962 The Hong Kong Government announced the establish­ ment of a Commission, headed by Mr. J. S. Fulton, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, to advise on the creation of a new University in Hong Kong, in which Chinese would be the principal medium of instruction. The other members of the Fulton Commission were: Dr. Choh-Ming Li, Professor of Business Administration and Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies, University of California; Dr. J. V. Loach, Registrar of the University of Leeds; Dr. Thong Saw Pak, Professor of Physics, University of Malaya; Dr. F. G. Young, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. The Secretary of the Commission wasMr. I. C. M. Maxwell, Secretaryof the Inter-University Council for Higher Education Overseas. The Commission was scheduled to arrive in Hong Kong in the summer of 1962. A ugust 15, 1962 The Hong Kong Government announced that the Fulton Commission had recommended to His Excellency the Governor that ‘if its report is accepted by the Govern­ ment and the Colleges concerned, a federal university based upon the three Post-Secondary Grant Colleges should be formed with power to grant degrees’. A p r il 2 4、1963 The Fulton Report was made public and was tabled at the Legislative Council. Ju n e 13、1963 The Hong Kong Government announced that it had accepted in principle the recommendations of the Fulton Commission and steps were taken to establish a Provi­ sional Council under the Chairmanship of the Hon. C. Y. Kwan. Ju n e 24, 1963 Twenty prominent members of the community were appointed by His Excellency the Governor, Sir Robert Black, to serve on the Provisional Council of the new University. Nine members of the Council were appointed to the Selection Committee to advise Government on the selection of a Vice-Chancellor of the University. The Chairman of both the Provisional Council and the Selection Committee was the Hon. C. Y. Kwan. Office accommodation for the Provisional Council was made available in the Hang Seng Bank Building, Hong Kong, by courtesy of Mr. Ho Sien-hang, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hang Seng Bank. 1

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