Honorary degrees announced
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The recipients of the honorary doctorates are: Dr William Mong Man-wai, Chairman and Senior Managing Director of Shun Hing Group, Professor Qu Geping, an internationally celebrated environmental scientist, and Dr Myles Brand, the President of Indiana University. The degrees are being conferred in recognition of the three's contribution to knowledge, the development of the university, and dedication to the well-being of society.
Dr Mong Man-wai, a successful businessman and dedicated community service leader, has spent his life contributing to the advancement of education and social services. He established the Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund in 1984. Since then, the Fund has donated more than HK$200 million towards projects that benefit education, healthcare, recreation, sports, and environmental protection.
Professor Qu Geping is a seminal figure in the development of
Dr Myles Brand, a scholar, philosopher and educator, is President of Indiana University and Chairman of the Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors. Since assuming the presidency in 1994, Dr Brand has launched a series of reforms that has seen