Northeast Asia

Learn more about the educators and institutions in our network.

Roland Chin, Hong Kong Baptist University

Guiding Principles for Leadership
Roland Chin, who has been serving as president and vice chancellor of Hong Kong Baptist University since 2015, relies on a set of guiding principles to ensure that his response is consistent with the values of higher education.

Dorothy Wong

Making the Case for the Humanities
Four years at International Christian University in Japan took Dorothy Wong outside her comfort zone, but she continues to experience the benefits of the liberal arts education she received there.

Chen I-Jun, Soochow University, Suzhou

A Human Science
“Psychology is a human science, and its ultimate goal is to serve humans,” according to Chen I-Jun (Evelyn), a professor in the School of Education at Soochow University in mainland China. That focus on serving others inspired her to introduce Soochow University psychology students to service-learning.

Zhu Yunzhi, Ginling College

From Textbooks to Picture Books
Student-centered learning has been a guiding force in Dr. Zhu Yunzhi’s work as an educator at Ginling College, and this has opened her students’ eyes to new possibilities in language teaching and learning.

Zhang Yin, Ocean University of China

New Tools for Teaching and Learning
“Technology is the answer, but what was the question?” These words, from the writing of Donald P. Ely, an expert in the field of educational technology, motivated Zhang Yin to devote herself to exploring technological solutions to educational problems. Now, with the support of the United Board, she is pursuing a PhD in educational technology at the University of Hong Kong.

Wutien Peng, Tunghai University

The Golden Age of My Life
“I consider my time at Tunghai to be the golden age of my life,” Wutien Peng, a retired economics professor and member of Tunghai University’s Class of 1962 recalls. Tunghai’s emphasis on whole person education created a lasting impression on Dr. Peng, one that guided him through his career as an economics professor at the University of Minnesota, the University of Wisconsin, and other institutions.