Professors donate to school museum

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 13, 2019
By: Hung Mei-hsiu and Dennis Xie  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

National Tsing Hua University chair professor of philosophy Yang Rur-bin (楊儒賓) has donated to the

National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) president Hocheng Hong, left, received a manuscript, one of the more than 2,000 pieces of historic donations from NTHU chair professor of philosophy Yang Rur-bin, center. Yang’s wife Fang Sheng-ping, right, holds a certificate of appreciation issued by NTHU in Hsinchu County on Dec. 7.
Photo courtesy of National Tsing Hua University\

university’s museum his personal collection of more than 2,000 historical pieces collected by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) during its retreat from China to Taiwan in 1949.

Yang and his wife, Fang Sheng-ping (方聖平), who is also a chair professor at the university, on Saturday last week donated the relics, whose themes include war, politics, religion and economy. The couple has taught at the university for more than 30 years

The relics are to be on display at Taipei’s Zhongshan Hall (中山堂) until Dec. 29.

The university said that the museum, which is under construction, would open to the public in 2022.

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