HKU vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson would be given considerable power if the new hiring rules are approved. Photo: Dickson Lee
HKU vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson would be given considerable power if the new hiring rules are approved. Photo: Dickson Lee

exclusive | Drastic reforms revealed: University of Hong Kong’s plan to give two people final say on hiring all new professors

‘Autocratic’ proposal dilutes say of staffing committees and faculties and risks another backlash like that sparked by Johannes Chan controversy

HKU vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson would be given considerable power if the new hiring rules are approved. Photo: Dickson Lee
HKU vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson would be given considerable power if the new hiring rules are approved. Photo: Dickson Lee
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