University of the Philippines officials welcomed the Taiwan Academic/Educational Delegation at the UP Board Room in Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City on 28 August 2017. The delegates from top Taiwan universities and government units visited UP campuses to establish partnerships with the University through the UP Office of International Linkages.
The delegates from Taiwan were: Mr. Chi-Hung Tsao, Former Minister of Council of Agriculture and Former Magistrate of Pintung County; Ms. Lisa Li-Hsia Huang, Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation of Taiwan Sugar Association; Dr. Bien Chiang, Director of the Center of Austronesian Culture of the National Taitung University; Dr. Chin-Jung, Director of International Recruitment and Admissions Division, Department of International Business of the National Dong Hwa University; Dr. Wen-Ling Deng, Director of Division of Foreign Student Affairs, Department of Plant Pathology of the National Chung-Hsing University; from the National Chiayi University, Dr. Wen-Te Tang and Dr. Lan-Szu Chou of the Department of Bio Agricultural Sciences, and Ms. Fu-Chi Chuang of the Extension Education Division; Dr. Chun-Ying Cho of the Department of Social Work of the Chang Jung Christian University; Prof. Ching-Mei Lu of the Department of Tourism Management of the Kao Yuan University; Dr. Tien-Chien Chen, Chairperson of the Department of Soil and Water Conservation of the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology; Prof. Jean Chihyin Cheng of the Banqiao Community University; from the Pingtung County Government, Mr. Cheng-Jen Yen, Principal of the Paiwan Dawushan Tribal School (Indigenous Tribal School), Council of Indigenous Affairs, and Ms. Jhen-Ni Hsieh, Section Chief of Information of the Laiya Senior High School (Indigenous Senior High School); from the Kaohsiung City Government, Mr. Chin-Fu Shieh of the Indigenous Education Policy and Language Education, Education Bureau, and Mr. Kuo-I Tseng, Principal of the Kaohsiung City Taoyuan Elementary School; and, Dr. Eing-Ming Wu, Chair Professor of the Shu-Te University, representing the Edu-Connect Southeast Asia Association Kaohsiung.
Representing UP during the meeting were: Dr. Teodoro J. Herbosa, UP Executive Vice President; Prof. Maria Cynthia Rose B. Bautista, UP Vice President for Academic Affairs; Prof. Gil S. Jacinto, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) and Director of the Office of International Linkages; Prof. Michael L. Tan, Chancellor of UP Diliman; Prof. Soledad M. Dalisay, Chairperson of the Department of Anthropology, and Prof. Edwin Valientes, also of the Department of Anthropology, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman; Prof. Alex B. Brillantes, Jr. of the National College of Public Administration and Governance, UP Diliman; and Prof. Mary Delia G. Tomacruz, UP Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (R&D Resource Management). (Fred Dabu, UP MPRO)
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