Newsletter No. 27

中 — 大 — 通 — 訊 CUHK Newsletter Vol. 3-2 No. 27 February 1992 University News Council News Dr. the Hon. Sir Kenneth Ping-fan Fung Dr. the Hon. Sir Kenneth Ping-fan Fung has been appointed by the Board of Directors of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Foundation L t d. (CUHK Foundation) as a Patron of the foundation for an initial term of five years immediately following his retirement from the University Council on 14th January 1992. The CUHK Foundation has been established to promote the interest of the University and raise funds for University development. Sir Kenneth has been associated with the University for over 30 years, and the University is appreciative of his dedicated service and contributions over the past decades, as chairman of the Board of Trustees of United College, as member of the Provisional Council of the University, as chairman of the Committee for the Installation of the First Vice-Chancellor and First Congregation for the Conferment of Honorary Degrees, and as member of the University Council. His appointment as Patron of the CUHK Foundation will enable the University to continue to benefit from his wise counsel and support. Mr. Paul M. F. Cheng Mr. Paul M. F. Cheng has been elected a member of the University Council under statute 11.1 (m) of the University Ordinance, for a term of three years succeeding Dr. theHon. Sir Kenneth Ping-fan Fung who retired from Council membership on 14th January. Mr. Cheng is chairman of Inchape Pacific Ltd. He was appointed Legislative Councillor from 1988 to 1991 , and has served on numerous advisory committees and boards of public bodies such as the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Community Chest, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic. Mr. Cheng is currently first vice- chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and a member of the International Council of The Asia Society-Hong Kong Centre. He is also active on the sports scene, serving as chairman of the Hong Kong Sports Institute and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board. Dr. Victor K. Fung Dr. V i c t or K. Fung has been nominated by the Chancellor of the University as a member of the University Council for a term of three years from 27th November 1991, in accordance with statute 11.1(k)of the University Ordinance. Dr. Fung is chairman and chief executive officer of Prudential Asia, the Asian investment and merchant banking arm of the Prudential Insurance Company of America. He also serves as non-executive chairman of the L i & Fung Group, a leading Hong Kong-based regional trading company. 1