Huang Pi-twan

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Huang Pi-twan
Political Deputy Ministerster of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China
In office
Minister Wu Se-hwa
Chiang Wei-ling
Administrative Deputy Chen Der-hwa
Lin Shu-chen
Minister of the Council for Cultural Affairs of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2008 – 15 November 2009
Preceded by Wang Tuoh
Succeeded by Emile Sheng
Personal details
Born 14 November 1945 (1945-11-14) (age 69)
Nationality  Republic of China
Alma mater National Taiwan University
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Huang Pi-twan (Chinese: 黃碧端; pinyin: Huáng Bìduān) is a politician in the Republic of China. She was the Political Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education of the Executive Yuan in 2013-2014.[1]

Early life[edit]

Huang obtained her bachelor's and master's degree in political science from National Taiwan University in 1968 and 1971 respectively. She then continued her study in literature at University of Wisconsin–Madison in the United States and obtained her doctoral degree in 1980.

Academic career[edit]

Upon her graduation from college, Huang returned to Taiwan to become an associate professor and then chairperson at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature of National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung City from 1980-1992. From 1992-1995, she was the deputy director of National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center in Taipei City. From 1995-1997, she served as the chairperson of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature of National Chi Nan University (NCNU) in Nantou County. From 1997-2000, she headed the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education. In 2000, she became the dean of the College of Humanities of NCNU. Huang served a six-year term as president of Tainan National University of the Arts in Tainan County from 2000-2006. From 2006-2007, she was a department chair Shih Chien University in Taipei City. After a promotion to Political Deputy Minister for 2013-2014, Huang left the Ministry of Education and was named the leader of PEN International's Taipei Chinese Center.[2]

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  2. ^ Chang, S.C. (18 December 2014). "Former culture official takes over as PEN Taipei Center head". Central News Agency. Retrieved 19 December 2014.