30 Jun '11, 5pm

Su Guaning steps down as NTU president

Su Guaning steps down as NTU president

SINGAPORE: The president of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) formally stepped down on Thursday after nine years of service. Professor Su Guaning, who is now appointed President Emeritus, is succeeded by Professor Bertil Andersson, a plant biochemist from Sweden. Professor Andersson was the university's provost before he was appointed president. When Professor Su took over NTU from his predecessor Professor Cham Tao Soon, he said his tasks were to build three new schools, compete better among Singapore universities, broaden the undergraduate education and build a solid alumni base. Professor Su said: "Along the way, I also seized two opportunities that became eventually two of the Peaks of Excellence in the NTU 2015 Strategy - The Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre and the Mayors' Class." At Professor Su's appreciation dinner, friends and colleagues paid tribute to his ...

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