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President

校長 Michael J. K. Chen, Ed.D.
President
Shih Chien University

 

mail president@mail.usc.edu.tw




 
Education
 icon-s.png7/1991Ed.D., Nova University, Florida, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png5/1977Diploma in American Studies, Smith College, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png6/1974M.A. in American Studies, Tamkang College, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png6/1971B.A. in Foreign Languages & Literature, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Current Positions
Professor & President, Shih Chien University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.pngMember of the Board, Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association, R.O.C.
 icon-s.pngEvaluation Specialist, Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.pngChairman, Board of Directors, Taiwan Catholic Mission Foundation, R.O.C.
 icon-s.pngDirector of the Board, Supervisory Committee Managing Retirement, Compensation, Resignation and Severance Matters for Private School Teachers and Staff, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Professional Experience
 icon-s.png8/2002~7/2011Professor & President, Ling Tung University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png7/1999~7/2002Professor & President, Providence University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png7/1996~7/1998President, The Youth Volunteer Services Association of the Republic of China
 icon-s.png1995~1998Secretary-General, The Community Development Association of the Republic of China
 icon-s.png1995~1998Advisory Committee Member, National Youth Commission, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png7/1993~6/1999Professor, Vice President, Dean of Academic Affairs, and Dean of Research & Development, Shih Chien University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png10/1989~7/1992Ups Realty Corp. & Rosemead Financial Inc., Rosemead, California, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png9/1988~8/1990Adjunct Professor, MBA Degree Program, Northrop University, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png7/1987~6/1993Founder, Principal, and Managing Director, Catholic Ming-Yuan Chinese School, Monterey Park, California, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png2/1985~7/1987Professor, Dean of Academic Affairs, and Vice Dean of Continuing Education, Shih Chien College, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png2/1982~1/1985General Manager, Wholepack Corp., Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png8/1981~5/1982Visiting Professor, Pasadena City College, California, U.S.A.
 icon-s.png9/1978~7/1981Associate Professor, Director of Evening School, and Director of Language Center, Shih Chien College, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png8/1973~6/1976Teaching Assistant & Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Area Studies, Tamkang College, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Professional Credentials
 icon-s.png4/1998ISO 9000 Technical Expert Certificate in Education Area issued by SGS TWN LTD.
 icon-s.png9/1985Professorship Credential issued by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png7/1981California Community College Instructor Credential issued by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, U.S.A.
Honors and Awards
 icon-s.png11/2012Outstanding Alumnus Award, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png2/2007Associate Academician, Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Vatican
 icon-s.png9/2005Outstanding Teacher Award, The Association of Private Education, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png10/2003Papal Knight of St. Sylvester designated by His Holiness, Pope John Paul through the Most Rev. Joseph Ti Kang, Archbishop of Taipei
 icon-s.png4/2002Professor Emeritus, Universidad Catolica de Honduras “Nuestra Senora Reina de La Paz”, Honduras
 icon-s.png11/1997Social Education Medal, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png1/1997Youth Services Medal, National Youth Commission, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, R.O.C.
 icon-s.png6/1993Honorary Goodwill Ambassador designated by March Fong Eu, Secretary of State of California, U.S.A.
Research Interests
 icon-s.pngHigher education administration
 icon-s.pngHigher education evaluation
 icon-s.pngCommunity education
 icon-s.pngEducational and religious philosophy
 icon-s.pngBusiness and tourism English
 icon-s.pngTaiwan-US relations