Norman Tien steps down from HKU vice president post

Hong Kong | 24 Jun 2021 8:27 pm

Norman Tien, the acting vice president of the University of Hong Kong, will step down from his current post by the end of June. 

He will then remain as chair professor at the Faculty of Engineering. 

Tien was appointed as the interim vice president in May 2019. He then became the acting vice president after the two-year term of his previous post ended. 

According to a spokesperson of the university, Tien will “dedicate his efforts to the research and development of a major project under the government’s InnoHK initiative”. 

The president of Hong Kong University also thanked Tien for his contribution during his term of office. 

It is understood that Richard Wong Yue-chim, provost and deputy vice chancellor of the school, will cover the duties of Tien's position when it becomes vacant.



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