HKBU Foundation acknowledges supporters at Thanksgiving Reception
26 Feb 2021
The Thanksgiving Reception of the Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation was held on 25 February to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Foundation and to express its deepest gratitude to members of the Board of Governors and the Foundation, as well as friends and supporters of the University for their staunch support.
In his welcoming address, Professor Alexander Wai, the new President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU, said that he would continue to steer HKBU to be one of the best research-led liberal arts universities in the world with a focus on its unique strengths, so as to contribute to the advancement of the community and the world.
Dr Kennedy Wong, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Foundation, said that the University has successfully secured more than HK$1.91 billion under the Eighth Matching Grant Scheme and the Research Matching Grant Scheme, which is a record-breaking fundraising result. In addition, the number of Foundation members has increased by nearly five times from 131 to 781 since its inception.
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