Bulletin Vol. 5 No. 8 May–Jun 1969

HONORARY DEGREE FOR VICE-CHANCELLOR Dr. Choh-Ming L i , Vice-Chancellor of the University, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Marquette University on 25th May, 1969. A t the same ceremony honorary degrees were conferred on Sir Howard Beak, former Australian ambassador to the United States and currently the first Eliot G. Fitch Visiting Professor at Marquette; Henr y Eyring, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering a t the University of Utah; Evan P. Helfaer, retired Chairman of the Board of Lakeside Laboratories, Milwaukee, and a Board member of the Marquette School of Medicine; and Rev. Gerard Smith, S.J., Professor of Philosophy and a member of the Marquette faculty since 1929. Citation for Dr. Choh-Ming Li LI, CHOH-MING , distinguished scholar, author , educator, and educational administrator, has contributed significantly to the advancement of knowledge in economics, international finance, and administration to the general benefit and betterment of the citizens of the world, especially the citizens of Southeast Asia. A founder and first Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, his dedication to academic excellence has stimulated many students and many faculties to join hands across the seas to foster the enrichment of one of the most important resources of the world, namely, our youth. He is honored and respected in the United States and in the British Commonwealth, and his scholarly writings, his contributions to government, and his firm support of intellectual and political freedom have led to his recognition by governments of the world, by professional Societies, and by institutions of higher education. His professional competence and his leadership in academic administration abroad led recently to his election as President of the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning. This recognition underscores his years of service as a Professor of Economics, as a Chinese delegate to the United Nations, as a Deputy Director-General of the Chinese National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and the signal honor bestowed upon him by the Queen of England, Commander of the Most Excellent Orde r of the British Empire. His academic scholarship has led to his recognition as a world leader in the knowledge and understanding of the economics of Communist China and his publications form the basis for the advanced studies of many of the world's young scholars. Because of his human understanding, his perception of world affairs, and his contribution to intellectual development and peace in the world, Very Reverend President, I hereby recommend Choh-Ming L i fo r the Marquette University degree Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. VISIT OF OVERSEAS COUNCIL MEMBERS The Rt. Hon. Lord Fulton of Falmer and Dr. Clark Kerr, overseas members of the University Council, came t o Hong Kong to attend a Council Meeting on 13th May, 1969. During his stay Lord Fulton called on His Excellency the Governor , besides visiting the three Colleges and the University Central Office with Lady Fulton, while Dr. & Mrs. Kerr had an opportunity to meet old friends at the American University Club and California A l umni Club in Hong Kong, LIBA'S ADVANCED MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME The Lingnan Institute of Business Administration of the University presented an Advanced Management Programme fro m 17th to 21st June, 1969 at the Park Hotel. Professor David H. L i, Director of the Lingnan Institute of Business Administration, was the Director of this Programme. Besides the guest speakers, the lecturers and the observers, twenty-two executives from various commercial institutions and government departments participated, representing the cross-section of the local community. The Advanced Management Programme was designed mainly fo r executives whose responsibilities included the formulation of enterprise policies at the top-management or divisional-management level. The Programme had the following objectives: 1. To introduce fresh and helpful ways of tackling business problems. 2. To discuss strategies for enterprise growth and development i n the Hong Kong environment. 3. To broaden the understanding of management problems through team work and group discussions. — 2 —