Presidents of HKUST, HKU, and CUHK welcome APRU Chair, Chancellor Gene Block of UCLA to Hong Kong

Presidents of HKUST, HKU, and CUHK welcome APRU Chair, Chancellor Gene Block of UCLA to Hong Kong

December 10, 2019

Chair of APRU and Chancellor of UCLA, Prof Gene Block visits top universities of Hong Kong to enhance international collaboration, deepen partnerships, and support APRU leadership in the region, December 2-4, 2019.

Serving as an APRU Steering Committee Member and hosting the APRU International Secretariat on his campus, President Wei Shyy, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) brought together senior members of the university who have engaged and collaborated on APRU projects, including a Google collaboration on the Transformation of Work, the Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership Program, Asia Pacific Conference on Innovation Ecosystems and AI for Everyone.

Left to Right: Ms Eliza Tam (Manager, Global Engagement & Greater China Affairs, HKUST), Ms Florence Chan (APRU Office Manager), Prof Andrew Cohen (Director of HKUST Jockey Club Institute of Advanced Study), Ms Yvonne Li (Associate Head, Global Engagement & Greater China Affairs, HKUST), Prof Kar Yan Tam (Dean of Business and Management, HKUST), Mr Mark Hodgson (Vice-President for Administration and Business, HKUST), Prof Cindy Fan (Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement, UCLA), Mrs Yuchen Shyy, Prof Wei Shyy (President, HKUST), Prof Gene Block (APRU Chair and Chancellor, UCLA), Prof Joseph H.W. Lee (Senior Advisor to the President, HKUST), Dr Christopher Tremewan (APRU Secretary General), Prof Lionel Ni (Provost, HKUST), Mr Sherman Cheng (APRU Director Administration and Finance)

 

The University of Hong Kong President Zhang Xiang hosted a meeting of senior leaders and APRU focused on APRU collaborations. Chancellor Block expressed support for universities in Hong Kong at this time.

Left to Right: Ms Isabella Wong, Associate Vice-President, HKU, Prof Norman Tien (Vice President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Institutional Advancement, HKU), Prof Zhang Xiang (President, HKU), Prof Gene Block (APRU Chair and Chancellor, UCLA), Dr Christopher Tremewan (APRU Secretary General), Mr Sherman Cheng (APRU Director Administration and Finance)

 

Chancellor Block visited President Rocky Tuan of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and APRU Steering Committee member, who also hosted the APRU delegation to lunch. As chair of C9 and HK3, President Rocky Tuan and APRU Secretary General Christopher Tremewan spoke recently at the Presidents roundtable at Xi’an Jiao Tong University for the annual meeting of the China 9 and Hong Kong 3, the top universities in China and Hong Kong SAR.

Left to Right: Mr Sherman Cheng (APRU Director Administration and Finance), Dr Christopher Tremewan (APRU Secretary General), Prof Rocky Tuan (Vice Chancellor and President, CUHK), Prof Gene Block (APRU Chair and Chancellor, UCLA), Prof Cindy Fan (Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement, UCLA), and Prof Suk-Ying Wong (Associate Vice President, CUHK)

Chancellor Gene Block expressed gratitude for their support of Hong Kong universities for APRU programs and leadership the region.

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