Guided to Lead
Joseph Ernest Mambu’s Three Moments of Doubt

The leadership seminar of the United Board Fellows Program 2022-23 held in Singapore last November did not end with the awarding of Fellows Certificates to the 32 participants from eight countries and...
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A Claypot of Theologies, Cultures, and Cuisines
What’s cooking at IASACT 2023?

“Besides the lectures and the daily scholars’ presentations we had to attend, the kitchen was a space in which we came to know each other personally and in a much deeper way,”...
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A Tale of Two United Board Fellows
Anita X  Vinci

A linchpin of the United Board’s service to higher education in Asia is to develop the students intellectually, ethically, and spiritually. To achieve this mission more effectively, the United Board has through...
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A Lifetime of Fighting for Equality
Ruth Daugherty’s Legacy for the Church and the United Board

Ruth Daugherty in front of her home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Ruth A. Daugherty (née Sheaffer) has spent a lifetime volunteering in service of her Christian faith and for equality for all people....
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The United Board Mourns the Passing of Dr. Preman Niles

We mourn the passing of Dr. Preman Niles on 3 August 2023 in London.  Dr. Niles was a widely loved and respected figure in the ecumenical community and served as United Board...
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A Leader Who Serves, and a Servant Who Leads
United Board Fellow Dr. Ricky’s undivided loyalty to Christianity and Petra Christian University

Dr. Ricky always has a lot on his plate.  As a professor of management and business at Petra Christian University (PCU), he shoulders a trifecta of responsibilities of teaching, research, and service,...
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Coming Home to Whole Person Education
Dr. Rani George remembers her roots in India and honors her mother

For Dr. Rani George—professor of statistics and research methods in the Department of Criminal Justice at Albany State University, and a researcher of behavioral health among college students—a belief in whole person...
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To Sir with Love
Jared Dorn’s Wonderful Journey Down Memory Lane

(from left) Jared’s wife Maryann, Hueichen, Chihuang and Jared on a walk around the campus lake at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in April 2023 In this Centennial Year, the United Board...
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Another Year of Harvesting Academic Leadership – The United Board Fellows Program celebrates its 20th anniversary

Dr. Normandy Dujunco got his first taste of teaching as a sixth grader. It was Teachers’ Day at his school, and one activity was for the students to try running the school....
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Freeman Foundation Renews Support of Emerging Leaders in Higher Education through United Board Fellows Program

The United Board is pleased to announce that the Freeman Foundation has renewed its support for the United Board Fellows Program, an important leadership development program for mid-career faculty and administrators. “As...
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Robin Yuan chronicles family history in Red Bishop

Dr. Robin T.W. Yuan began to take an interest in his family’s history during his college years. “China was very much in people’s minds at the time, so I was thinking about...
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The Yuans’ Laughs and Legacy Live On

The United Board pays tribute to Dr. Robert Yuan and Dr. Grace Yuan   The late Drs. Robert and Grace Yuan cared deeply about the gift of education and giving back to...
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Meet the 2022-2023 United Board Fellows

We are pleased to announce that 30 educators from nine Asian countries and regions have been selected as 2022–2023 United Board Fellows! This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the United...
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A Legend and a Legacy
Helena Yu’s Service and Dedication to Women’s Education in China

The United Board joins her family in honoring the life of Helena Hsien-Tsai Yu, who passed away in 2021 in her centenary year. Helena was a distinguished woman and a longtime friend...
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United Board President Dr. Nancy E. Chapman to retire in early 2023

The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia announces that Dr. Nancy E. Chapman will retire on February 1, 2023 after 12 years of distinguished service as its President....
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The Making of a Music School

The missive dropped through the letterbox of Juanelva Rose, and changed her life....
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United Board Remembers Dr. David Kwang-sun Suh

The United Board is deeply saddened to share news of the loss of our beloved colleague, faithful United Board supporter, and long-time friend, Dr. David Kwang-sun Suh...
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Harry Swinney

“I can think of no better way to honor my wife and son than to give students and their teachers the potential to do more” shares Dr. Harry Swinney. A scholarship changed...
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Ai-lien Ong

An Alumnae Network, An Extended Family Ai-lien Ong’s sense of connection to her Ginling College and its alumnae remained constant throughout her lifetime....
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Chang Jung Christian University

Helping Students and Faculty Meet the World  “As a Christian institute, Chang Jung Christian University aims to nurture individuals to become caring leaders, respond to global challenges, and uphold ethics, responsibility, integrity,...
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