The Quest for Excellence: A History of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1963-1993

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The quest for excellence is a history of The Chinese University of Hong Kong since its inception in 1963, published to commemorate the University's thirtieth anniversary in 1993. With ten chapters each featuring a specific aspect of University's development, the book represents the work of a group of scholars and alumni from different disciplines of study. Through this book, readers will come to a better understanding of the ideals and missions of the University, as well as its problems, difficulties and ...
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Overview

The quest for excellence is a history of The Chinese University of Hong Kong since its inception in 1963, published to commemorate the University's thirtieth anniversary in 1993. With ten chapters each featuring a specific aspect of University's development, the book represents the work of a group of scholars and alumni from different disciplines of study. Through this book, readers will come to a better understanding of the ideals and missions of the University, as well as its problems, difficulties and achievements, and see how the University, in its constant quest for excellence, has moved with the times and growth of Hong Kong.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789622016064
  • Publisher: Chinese University Press, The
  • Publication date: 11/1/1994
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by the Chancellor
Foreword by the Pro-Chancellor
Foreword by Chairman of the University Council
Congratulatory Message from the Founding Chancellor
Congratulatory Message from the Third Chancellor
Congratulatory Message from the Fifth Chancellor
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 The Founding 1
2 A New Society, New Knowledge, and a New University 35
3 Institutional Changes 81
4 Chinese Studies and Cultural Integration 125
5 Moving with the Times: the University and Hong Kong 165
6 Overseas Academic Links and International Exchanges 199
7 The Students 229
8 Service to Society 265
9 Friends of the University 301
10 The Alumni: A Composite Portrait 327
Looking Ahead 357
Appendices: Records and Statistics 361
List of Contributors 395
Major References 397
A Chronicle of Events 399
Index 405
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