The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) announced today (26 July) the appointment of Prof. Tong Chong-Sze as Vice President (Administration & Development) with effect from 18 September 2017.
Currently as Secretary General of Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA), Prof. Tong is a seasoned leader with substantial academic and administration experience. After obtaining his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, Prof. Tong joined the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) in 1992. He had held various academic positions and served as Associate Dean of Science prior to taking up the position of Academic Registrar in the university. Prof. Tong was also awarded the inaugural President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching in 2001, and the President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Service in 2006. His research area was in image and signal processing, and he had published articles in top tier journals in the field.
As Secretary General at HKEAA since 2011, Prof. Tong has driven a key milestone of the education reform in Hong Kong by successfully implementing the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE), which gained international recognition for its qualification from over 270 institutions around the world.
Prof. Tong is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Mathematician, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Application in the UK, and a former Council Member of the Society of Hong Kong Scholars.
The management team of the OUHK welcomes the appointment of Prof. Tong Chong-Sze, and is confident that the University will benefit from Prof. Tong's knowledge and experience to scale to the next level of excellence.
About the OUHK:
Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has developed into a full-fledged university providing high quality and flexible university education at various levels to secondary school graduates and working adults. The University currently offers about 220 programmes to more than 9,500 full-time students and 10,000 part-time students. Our mission is to advance learning, knowledge and research that meet students' learning aspirations and society's talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes.
OUHK comprises four Schools, i.e. School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Education and Languages, and School of Science and Technology. The Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education offers overseas degree programmes and short courses. OUHK website: www.ouhk.edu.hk