Explaining the fuss over the University of Hong Kong’s appointment of two mainland Chinese scholars to key posts

//Explaining the fuss over the University of Hong Kong’s appointment of two mainland Chinese scholars to key posts

Explaining the fuss over the University of Hong Kong’s appointment of two mainland Chinese scholars to key posts

The University of Hong Kong, the city’s oldest tertiary institution, is no stranger to controversies. HKU has been embroiled in political rows in recent years, the latest being the appointment of two academics from Beijing’s Tsinghua University, with one previously listed as a Communist Party member.The HKU governing council confirmed the appointment of professors Max Shen Zuojun and Gong Peng as vice-presidents at a meeting on Tuesday evening, against calls by the student union and some alumni…

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