Members of HKU’s student union voice their opposition to the appointment of two professors to the university’s senior management. Photo: Dickson Lee Members of HKU’s student union voice their opposition to the appointment of two professors to the university’s senior management. Photo: Dickson Lee
Members of HKU’s student union voice their opposition to the appointment of two professors to the university’s senior management. Photo: Dickson Lee

University of Hong Kong approves vice-president appointments amid political affiliation row, backlash from students and staff

  • Governing council votes in favour of mainland Chinese academics Max Shen Zuojun and Gong Peng taking up senior positions
  • Thousands signed student union petition against the appointments, with Shen’s reported Communist Party membership proving controversial

Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong
Members of HKU’s student union voice their opposition to the appointment of two professors to the university’s senior management. Photo: Dickson Lee Members of HKU’s student union voice their opposition to the appointment of two professors to the university’s senior management. Photo: Dickson Lee
Members of HKU’s student union voice their opposition to the appointment of two professors to the university’s senior management. Photo: Dickson Lee
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