University honours retiring staff members
30 May 2014
The University honoured 14 retiring colleagues who have served HKBU for 10 or more years at the Faculty and Staff Assembly today (30 May). Professor Albert Chan, President and Vice-Chancellor, expressed his gratitude on behalf of the University to the retiring colleagues for their dedicated service and outstanding contributions to the University over the years.
The 14 retiring colleagues are Ms Lam Sui-man and Mr Stingo Lee of the Finance Office, Ms Sham Wong So-lin of the Office of Student Affairs, Mr Tang Kai-kun, Mr Wong Tat-wai and Mr Wu Ying-choi of the Estates Office, Dr Lam Ching-wah of the Department of Music, Dr Lu Danhuai and Ms Wu Yin-ching of the Language Centre, Professor Au Chak-tong of the Department of Chemistry, Ms Chui Kwan-yee of the Faculty of Science, Professor Larry Chow of the Department of Geography, Professor Lee Kam-keung of the Department of History, and Dr Mark Li of the Department of Social Work.
President Chan also reported on the recent developments at the University on the occasion. These included the establishment of the Partner State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis, HKBU (Haimen) Institute of Science and Technology, Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology as well as the HKBU Shenzhen Research Centre and the Changshu Research Institute to further promote the innovative research and research culture at HKBU, and the launch and presentation of the first Distinguished Alumni Award to recognise the distinguished professional achievements of four alumni for their services and contributions to the University and society.
In addition, President Chan also talked about the latest development of the acquisition of the former Lee Wai Lee campus site and the upcoming challenges facing the University such as the Research Assessment Exercise, Quality Assurance Audit and Academic Development Proposal for 2016-19.