60 members of the Taiwan Alumni Chapter attended a reception
with President and Mrs. Robert Corrigan June 10, held at the
Grand Formosa Regent Hotel in Taipei. The graduates recalled
their favorite memories of SF State and expressed appreciation
to Wan-Lee Cheng, who had served as advisor to the campus Taiwan
Student Association when he was Professor of Design and Industry
and Dean of Creative Arts at SF State. Cheng is now President
of Chung Yuan Christian University, which awarded Corrigan an
honorary Doctor of Design degree at its June 9 commencement ceremony,
where Corrigan gave the keynote address.
Presidents Cheng and Corrigan also signed agreements to promote
student, faculty and research exchanges between SF State and Chung
While in Taiwan, Corrigan also participated in a panel addressing
community service learning, and signed a memorandum of understanding
with Tamkang University to explore joint endeavors.