Bulletin Vol. 9 No. 2 Nov 1972

T H E 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 NINE NOVEMBER 1972 NUMBER TWO CONTENTS Thirteenth Congregation 1 Exhibition of Chinese Calligraphy and Public Lectures at the Institute o f Chinese Studies 6 Recent Developments of the Computing Centre 7 Symposium on Music Education in Hong Kong 8 Staff Profiles 8 Comings and Goings 9 College News 10 THIRTEENTH CONGREGATION A world-renowned professor of Civil Engineering an d an eminent banker were conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the Thirteenth Congregation of the University held on 20th October in the Concert Hall of the City Hall. Th e Congregation for the conferment of honorary degrees and other degrees was presided over by His Excellency Sir Murray MacLehose, Chancellor of the University. The two recipients of the honorary degrees were Professor Tung Yen Lin of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley and the Hon. Lee Quo-wei, Managing Director and General Manager of Hang Seng Bank Ltd. The honorary degrees were conferred in recognition of their contribution to the world of learning and their invaluable service rendered to society. Dr. the Hon. Lee Quo-wei addressed the Congregation on behalf of the honorary graduates after the conferment of the honorar y degrees. The public orator for the ceremony wa s Mr. John T.S. Chen, Deputy Registrar of the University. (The texts of Dr. the Hon. Lee Quo-wei's speech and the citations are published in a Special Supplement of The University Bulletin.) This year 557 graduates received their Bachelor's degrees, including 163 Bachelors of Arts, 141 Bachelors of Science, 87 Bachelors of Business Administration and 166 Bachelors of Social Science. Altogether 41 graduates received Master's degrees: 13 Masters of Arts, 9 Masters of Science, 16 Masters o f Business Administration and 3 Masters of Social Science. A graduation dinner was held on 21st October, which was attended by Sir Murray, Vice-Chancellor Choh-Ming Li, the three College Presidents , senior government officials, community leaders, the graduates and staff members of the University . Mr. Li Fook-wo, member of the University Council, proposed a toast to the honorary graduates and the new graduates. It was responded to by Prof. Tung Yen Lin, Miss Chow Dick- yee and Mr. Chong Woon-tong. Mr. Wong Wah was master of ceremony for the occasion.