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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UNIVERSITIES

    Edward Chen's liberal arts dream is still alive

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by RONALD TENG

    ... Ronald Teng life@scmp.com Edward Chen's dream of a genuine liberal arts college in Hong Kong has yet to be fulfilled Waiting for enlightenment More than a decade ago, Professor Edward Chen Kwan-yiu was appointed president of Lingnan University. In a press conference, he announced that Lingnan was to be a liberal arts college different from the others locally. Many people ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'We were under financial pressure,' disgraced former dean says

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The ex-head of two colleges says they took in more students than permitted to make ends meet Disgraced dean cites funding woes The former dean of two colleges that wildly exceeded their enrolment limits said yesterday that the schools had been under financial pressure to take in more students. Dr Edward Fung Pui-wing, who stepped down last year ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Four reprimanded for Lingnan enrolment saga

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... were also held accountable, and again, although he was not mentioned by name, it was clear particular censure was targeted at the Dean of the Community College and Further Education Edward Fung ...

  4. Work ethic lacking in HK graduates: poll

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... student-teacher ratios and research performance, as well as a survey of public perception. Edward Chen Kwan-yiu, head of Lingnan, said it was inappropriate to determine university ranking by public ...

  5. Ugc review finds room for improvement at lingnan

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... the institution and offering science training, to facilitate whole-person education. Lingnan President Edward Chen Kwan-yiu cited lack of resources as a constraint for the institution. The panel's ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the story headlined 'Ex-security boss attacks rival's claim she should have lost job' on page 2 of yesterday's Sunday Morning Post, the supporters of Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee listed should have included Chan Yiu-kuan, a Hong Kong Island resident, not Lingnan University president Edward Chen Kwan-yiu. We apologise for the error. ...

  7. Lingnan head upset by negative labelling

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Lingnan University's outgoing head, Edward Chen Kwan-yiu, says the labelling of the university as inferior by secondary school educators continues to upset him. Speaking at a farewell gathering yesterday, Professor Chen said he was proud of his role in nurturing 'most probably the happiest university students in Hong Kong'. And he was glad to see his students ...

  8. University president launches lecture series, to praise from famous students

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Lingnan University president Edward Chen Kwan-yiu received an absolution of sorts from one of his former students yesterday as he launched a lecture series at the University ... showed up to pay their respects to Professor Chen as he delivered the inaugural lecture in the Edward K.Y. Chen Distinguished Lecture Series, speaking on economic development theories. Mr Leung ...

  9. The quest for excellence in academia

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... of the search committee when Lingnan University had to find a replacement for Edward Chen Kwan-yiu, who will stand down as president later this year after more than 12 years in the post. So I know ...

  10. Living in is all about taking part

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Orientation ceremonies at Lingnan University come and go every year, as in other public tertiary institutes in Hong Kong, but this year's was a bit different- it was the last time president Edward Chen Kwan-yiu addressed eager new faces before stepping down next year. At the opening ceremony on Monday, Professor Chen spelled out the liberal arts rationale. ...




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