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  • NUS - Malcolm John MacDonald
    for Instructional Technology NUS Teaching Academy University Town Research Enterprise Campus Life Student Activities Clubs Societies NUS Students Union Sports NUS Student Life Student Support Student Service Centre International Student Services Health Counselling Services Careers Employment Arts Culture NUS Centre For the Arts Museum Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Accommodation Students Staff Guests Resources Facilities Campus Security Dining Transport Parking IT Resources NUS Coop Campus Sustainability Home About NUS History Chancellors Malcolm John MacDonald Malcolm John MacDonald 1949 1961 Education Bedales School Petersfield Queen s College Oxford Career Held posts in the British government including Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs Secretary of State for Colonies and Minister of Health 1946 48 Governor General Malaya Singapore and British Borneo 1948 55 Commissioner General for the United Kingdom in Southeast Asia government in Southeast Asia and Africa 1955 67 Held numerous posts as envoy or roving representative of the UK government in Southeast Asia and Africa 1949 61 Chancellor University of Malaya 1963 64 Visitor University College Kenya 1971 73 Senior Research Fellow University of Sussex 1970 81 Chancellor University of Durham Offices held President Royal Commonwealth Society Great Britain China Centre Federation of Commonwealth Chambers of Commerce Britain Burma

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  • NUS - Vice-Chancellors & Presidents
    1967 Lim Tay Boh 1962 1963 Baratham Ramaswamy Sreenivasan University of Malaya Singapore Division 1961 1962 Baratham Ramaswamy Sreenivasan 1960 1961 Alexander Oppenheim 1959 1960 Arthur Anantharaj Sandosham University of Malaya 1957 1962 Alexander Oppenheim 1952 1956 Sydney Caine 1949 1952 George V Allen Raffles College 1948 1949 George V Allen 1946 1948 W E Dyer 1938 1941 George McOwan 1937 1938 Alexander Keir 1935 1937 Frederick Joseph Morten 1932

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  • NUS - Shih Choon Fong
    of advanced studies seeking to address scientific social and economic issues of global importance He also served on national level committees such as the Economic Review Committee which crafted wide ranging strategies for the re making of Singapore Education Professional Diploma in Engineering Singapore Polytechnic Master s in Applied Science Harvard University PhD in Applied Science Harvard University Career 1969 71 Mathematical Analyst American Science Engineering Cambridge Massachusetts 1973 74 Research Fellow Harvard University 1974 81 Leader of Fracture Research Group Corporate R D Laboratory General Electric New York 1981 83 Visiting Associate Professor Brown University 1983 86 Associate Professor Brown University 1986 97 Professor Brown University 1996 99 Director Institute of Materials Research and Engineering Singapore 1997 2000 Deputy Vice Chancellor National University of Singapore 2000 2008 Vice Chancellor and President National University of Singapore Consultancies Held Consultant National Aeronautics Space Administration Consultant Oak Ridge National Laboratory Consultant Nuclear Regulatory Commission Consultant Battelle Columbus Laboratory Consultant Army Materials and Mechanics Laboratory Consultant Ontario Hydro Canada Offices Memberships held Chairman Association of Pacific Rim Universities APRU Chairman Governing Board APRU World Institute Chairman Governing Board Singapore MIT Alliance Chairman Board of NUS High School of Mathematics and Science Chairman Committee on University Admission System Singapore Chairman Technical Committee on Fracture Mechanics American Society of Mechanical Engineers Board Member International Alliance of Research Universities Founding President Material Research Society Singapore Member Economic Review Committee Board Member National Research Foundation Member Economic Development Board Executive Committee Singapore Board Member Universitas 21 Board Member ASEAN University Network Founding Governor Board of Singapore International Foundation Governor Board of Ong Teng Cheong Institute of Labour Studies Director Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship Director Singapore Millennium Foundation Appointing Governor Institute of Policy Studies Member MIT Corporation Visiting Committee Department of Materials Science and Engineering Member ConFRAT

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  • NUS - Lim Pin
    strong focus on research widely recognised for teaching excellence and strong academic achievement worldwide Prof Lim first started his career at the University of Singapore in 1966 as lecturer and was later promoted to Professor heading the Department of Medicine His contribution to the field of medicine is numerous as evidenced by his achievements and distinctions He is currently University Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine NUS as well as Emeritus and Senior Consultant at the Endocrinology Department of the National University Hospital Education Raffles Institution Queen s College Cambridge St Thomas s Hospital Medical School London Career 1964 Registrar Diabetic Dept King s College Hospital London 1965 66 Medical Officer Ministry of Health 1966 70 Lecturer Dept of Medicine University of Singapore 1970 Commonwealth Medical Fellow Dept of Medicine The Royal Infirmary Edinburgh 1971 73 Senior Lecturer Dept of Medicine University of Singapore 1974 77 Associate Professor Dept of Medicine University of Singapore 1978 81 Professor Head Dept of Medicine University of Singapore 1979 81 Deputy Vice Chancellor University of Singapore 1981 2000 Vice Chancellor National University of Singapore 2000 University Professor National University of Singapore 2000 Professor of Medicine National University of Singapore 2000 Senior Consultant in Endocrinology National University Hospital Offices held Deputy Chairman Economic Development Board Chairman Applied Research Corporation Chairman National Biotechnology Committee Chairman Bio ethics Advisory Committee Chairman National Wages Council Chairman NUS Technology Holdings Pte Ltd Director Neptune Orient Lines Director National University Hospital Director Overseas Union Bank Ltd Director United Overseas Bank Group Director Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship Chairman Board of Governors Raffles Institution Board of Governors Institute of East Asian Political Economy Board of Governors Institute of Policy Studies Board of Governors Singapore Institute of Labour Studies Board of Governors Singapore International Foundation Board of Governors Chinese

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  • NUS - Tony Tan Keng Yam
    NUS The youngest Vice Chancellor in the history of NUS Dr Tan s ties with the University can be traced back to his undergraduate years when he studied Physics He graduated with a First Class Honours degree topping his class in 1962 After completion of his Masters degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology he returned to his alma mater as a lecturer with the Physics Department and later with the Department of Mathematics after obtaining his doctorate at the University of Adelaide He continued to champion the development of higher education in Singapore through his appointments as Minister for Education 1980 1981 and 1985 1991 as well as Minister in charge for NUS and Nanyang Technological Institute 1981 1983 In 2005 he was presented the NUS Eminent Alumni Award in recognition of his role as a visionary architect of Singapore s university sector He retired from the Cabinet in 2005 and became the Chairman of both Singapore Press Holdings 2005 2011 as well as the National Research Foundation 2006 2011 He was also the Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Education St Patrick s Institution St Joseph s Institution BSc Univ of Singapore MSc Massachusetts Institute of Technology PhD Univ of Adelaide Career 1964 Taught in Physics Department University of Singapore 1967 69 Lecturer in Mathematics University of Singapore 1969 79 Submanager later General Manager Overseas Chinese Banking Coporation OCBC 1979 Member of Parliament 1979 80 Senior Minister of State for Education 1980 81 Minister for Education 1980 81 Vice Chancellor National University of Singapore 1981 83 Minister in charge for National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological Institute 1981 86 Minister for Trade Industry 1983 85 Concurrently Minister for Finance 1985 86 Minister for Health 1985 91 Minister for Education 1992 95

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  • NUS - Kwan Sai Kheong
    Systems Science Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy NUS Business School NUS Extension Strategic Technology Management Institute NUS Learning Environment Centre for Development of Teaching Learning Centre for English Language Communication Centre for Instructional Technology NUS Teaching Academy University Town Research Enterprise Campus Life Student Activities Clubs Societies NUS Students Union Sports NUS Student Life Student Support Student Service Centre International Student Services Health Counselling Services Careers Employment Arts Culture NUS Centre For the Arts Museum Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Accommodation Students Staff Guests Resources Facilities Campus Security Dining Transport Parking IT Resources NUS Coop Campus Sustainability Home About NUS History Vice Chancellors Kwan Sai Kheong Kwan Sai Kheong 1975 1980 Education Attended a Chinese school then Raffles Institution Dip Arts Raffles College Royal College of Art in London Majored in painting BA Univ of London Career 1946 Began career in education teacher in Raffles Institution later Inspector of Schools then Vice Principal 1947 1953 of Teachers Training College 1964 75 Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education 1975 80 Vice Chancellor University of Singapore 1980 81 Ambassador to the Philippines Offices held Chairman Singapore National Commission for UNESCO President Young Musicians Society Director National Cadet Corps Council Member

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  • NUS - Toh Chin Chye
    Enterprise Campus Life Student Activities Clubs Societies NUS Students Union Sports NUS Student Life Student Support Student Service Centre International Student Services Health Counselling Services Careers Employment Arts Culture NUS Centre For the Arts Museum Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Accommodation Students Staff Guests Resources Facilities Campus Security Dining Transport Parking IT Resources NUS Coop Campus Sustainability Home About NUS History Vice Chancellors Toh Chin Chye Toh Chin Chye 1968 1975 Dr Toh Chin Chye s association with the University began in the 1940s as a student reading for a Diploma in Science at Raffles College He joined the University of Singapore s Department of Physiology in 1953 As Vice Chancellor Dr Toh was the prime mover for establishing the University s new home at Kent Ridge Streamlining higher education to support national development he established the Faculties of Engineering and Architecture areas previously offered by Singapore Polytechnic He also launched the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to promote the flow of talent and ideas across a larger community Under his leadership faculty members were encouraged to serve on statutory boards and to extend their service to the nation Concurrent with his tenure as Vice Chancellor Dr Toh was also the Minister for Science and Technology 1968 1975 He was one of the founder members of the People s Action Party PAP and held several cabinet appointments as Deputy Prime Minister 1959 1968 and Minister for Health 1975 1981 Dr Toh is currently retired from the political scene Education Secondary education in Perak Raffles College University of London PhD National Institute for Medical Research London Career 1954 Founder member of PAP 1958 64 Reader in Physiology University of Singapore 1964 Research Association University of Singapore 1959 88 Member of Parliament 1959 68 Deputy Prime Minister 1968 75 Minister

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  • NUS - Lim Tay Boh
    Institute NUS Learning Environment Centre for Development of Teaching Learning Centre for English Language Communication Centre for Instructional Technology NUS Teaching Academy University Town Research Enterprise Campus Life Student Activities Clubs Societies NUS Students Union Sports NUS Student Life Student Support Student Service Centre International Student Services Health Counselling Services Careers Employment Arts Culture NUS Centre For the Arts Museum Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Accommodation Students Staff Guests Resources Facilities Campus Security Dining Transport Parking IT Resources NUS Coop Campus Sustainability Home About NUS History Vice Chancellors Lim Tay Boh Lim Tay Boh 1963 1967 Education Raffles Institution where he was in the Queen s Scholarship class Dip Arts Class I Raffles College While he was a teacher he was a private candidate for the external honours degree in History in the University of London Jesus College Cambridge 1st Class Hons For Part II of Economics Tripos exams PhD London School of Economics Career 1949 55 Lecturer late Senior Lecturer in Economics University of Malaya 1956 Visiting Lecturer in Southeast Asian Affairs School of Advanced International Studies Johns Hopkins University 1958 62 Dean of Arts University of Malaya 1960 63 Professor of Economics University of Malaya 1962 Hon

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