Three candidates selected for next Academia Sinica head

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/04/16
By: Chen Chih-chung and Elaine Hou


Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠, second right)

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) The Council of Academia Sinica selected candidates for the next head of Taiwan’s top academic research institution during a meeting Saturday, and that list will be sent to President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) to make a final decision.

After the seven-hour meeting, Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠) — who convened the meeting — told the media that three candidates have been chosen for the post.

The list of candidates will be sent to the president within a month and the president will make the decision on who will head the institution, said Academia Sinica, which did not reveal the names on the list.

At the beginning of the meeting, Wong also apologized for the recent controversy that has marred the image of the institution.     [FULL  STORY]

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