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Cheng Yu Tung Foundation Donates HK$30 Million to the Chinese University

6 DEC 2005

Dr. Edgar Cheng, Council chairman (left) and Dr. Cheng Yu Tung (right)
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(From left): Dr. Cheng Kar Shun, managing director of the New World Development Company Ltd., Dr. Edgar Cheng, Dr. Cheng Yu Tung, Prof. Lawrence J. Lau, and Dr. Sin Wai Kin, executive director of the New World Development Company Ltd.
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong has received a donation of HK$30 million from the Cheng Yu Tung Foundation. Renowned for the outstanding contributions for its alumni as well as academic and research excellence, as Dr. Cheng Yu Tung put it himself when he described the reason of the contribution, the donation will be allocated to support CUHK's academic and research development, and to promote academic exchanges.

Conferred to the degree of Doctor of Social Science honoris causa by the University, Dr. Cheng serves as a Trustee and a Member of Endowment Fund Committee of United College. He has contributed much to the University's sustainable development and sponsored MBA Programme, CUHK-Yale South China Studies Programme and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management.’