Higher Education Development in Hong Kong Under 'One Country, Two Systems'
Professor Poon Chung-kwong, President of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer
Tuesday, February 11, 2003
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3340 Moore Hall
Professor Poon Chung-kwong, President of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer, will discuss of the development of Hong Kong's tertiary
education system since retrocession (the return of Hong Kong to China 1997).
Professor Poon received the Ph.D. in 1967 and the DSC (Doctor of Science) in chemistry in 1979, both from the University of London. He has been President of Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 1994. In that year, Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- formerly known as Hong Kong Polytechnic -- assumed full university status. In terms of student enrollment, it is now Hong Kong's largest institution of higher learning.
Professor Poon will be in the United States from February 10-18, as the 2002-03 Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer. His visit is sponsored by the Hong Kong Government Information Services Department and the U.S. Department of State.
Cost: Free and open to the public
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Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, Center for International and Development Education