CUHK, like other renowned institutions around the world, is committed to the important tradition of establishing endowed professorships through partnership with benefactors for fostering academic excellence and enhancing its strategic development. CUHK has in practice an Endowed Professorship Scheme since 1993 under which internationally renowned scholars are invited to the University as distinguished visiting professors or distinguished professors with a requisite period of resident service, usually from one term to an entire academic year.
The University counts on the continued support from its many benefactors in the persistent quest for excellence, below are some recent endowed professorships established in the University:
Li Ka Shing Professor of Medicine
Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics
William M.W. Mong Professor of Mathematics
Si Yuan Professor of Mathematics
Simon F.S. Li Professor of Law
CUHK would like to launch a wide variety of academic and research initiatives to advance, in perpetuity, our mission in higher education.
To support the establishment of Endowed Professorships, please contact: