Chan Yuk-shee

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Professor Yuk-shee Chan
SBS, BBS, JP
President of the Lingnan University
In office
1 September 2007 – August 2013
Preceded byEdward Chen
Succeeded byLeonard Cheng
Vice-President for Academic Affairs of the University of Science and Technology
In office
2001–2006
Succeeded byRoland Chin
Dean of the Business School of the University of Science and Technology
In office
1993–2001
Succeeded byCeajer Chan
Personal details
Alma materChinese University of Hong Kong
University of California at Berkeley
OccupationChair Professor of Finance (Lingnan)
Professor Emeritus of the Business School (HKUST)

Professor Chan Yuk-shee, SBS, BBS, JP (Chinese: 陳玉樹) (1944 – 22 May 2017) was the President of Lingnan University of Hong Kong from September 2007 to August 2013.[1] Prior to joining Lingnan University, he was the Vice-President for Academic Affairs of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).[2]

Professor Chan received his BBA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and his MBA, MA and PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. He was an Assistant Professor and later Associate Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management of the Northwestern University, and was Justin Dart Professor of Finance at USC's Marshall School of Business.[3]

He returned to Hong Kong to help establish the business school of the HKUST in 1990. He was appointed the Founding Dean of the business school in 1993 and then the Vice-President for Academic Affairs of the university in 2001.[4][5]

He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Open University of Hong Kong in 2006 and an Honorary Doctorate in Law (LLD) by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lingnan University President Chan Yuk-Shee Resigns". scmp.com. 16 October 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b Appointment of Prof Chan Yuk-shee as the Next President of Lingnan University[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Yuk-Shee". hkma.gov.hk. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  4. ^ Professor Chan Yuk-shee biodata Archived 24 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Chan Yuk-shee