Bulletin Vol. 8 No. 5 Dec 1971

THE C H I N E S E U N I V E R S I T Y O F H O N G K O N G T H E U N I V E R S I T Y BULLETIN VOLUME EIGHT DECEMBER 1971 NUMBER FIVE CONTENTS New Developments of LIBA 1 Marine Science Laboratory 3 Prospects of the Department of Fine Arts 4 Symposium on Change's in Hong Kong since the 1950's 5 Registrars Attend Commonwealth Conference 6 Students Participate in Regional Debate in Singapore 6 Gifts to the University 6 Staff Profiles 7 Comings and Goings 7 College News 8 NEW DEVELOPMENTS OF LIBA Student Enrolment Out of more than one hundred applicants for admission to the Lingnan Institute of Business Administration, twenty-four were enrolled as first-year students. Of these, twelve are graduates of this University, six from the University of Hong Kong, and the others from universities in Taiwan, Singapore and the United States. About half of these new students have had at least one year of business or working experience. There are also seventeen second-year students, making a total of forty- one students in LIBA's two-year M.B.A. programme. This compares with a tota l enrolment of thirty-three in 1970-71 and only seventeen in 1969-70. Of the total of forty-one students registered for the academic year 1971-72, 16 have their first degrees in business administration or economics, twenty-five in natural science, engineering, social science and arts. With students from various universities and from different backgrounds or disciplines, opportunity is presented for interchange of ideas. New Appointments Dr. Gano S. Evans, Associate Professor of Managerial Sciences at the University of Nevada, joined LIBA this fall as Visiting Associate Professor. On 1st November Dr. Sutu Hsin was appointed by the Vice-Chancellor as Director of LIBA. Dr. Sutu had been Chairman of the Department of Business Administratio and Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science at United College before he became Associate Director of LIBA in 1969. Dr. John L. Espy, who taught at Chung Chi College from 1963 to 1967 and joined LIBA's faculty in 1970, is now serving as the Institute's Associate Director. New Scholarships Three new scholarships were received this semester One is a two-year scholarship of HK$5,000 per year given by Goodyear Investors, Ltd. Another is a HK$5,000 one-year scholarship given by the Overseas Trust Bank, Ltd. The third is a HK$5,000 per year two-year scholarship from an anonymous friend of the Institute.