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Approval of Duan Chongzhi's continuation of Leung Chun-ying: How we agree on renewal is how we define black violence

2022-05-18T15:50:54.264Z

Chinese University's decision to renew the post of President Duan Chongzhi has attracted external comments. The CUHK Council issued a statement on Monday (16th) explaining the renewal process, but it failed to satisfy critics. Leung Chun-ying, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and former Chief Executive



Chinese University's decision to renew the post of President Duan Chongzhi has attracted external comments.

The CUHK Council issued a statement on Monday (16th) explaining the renewal process, but it failed to satisfy critics.


Liang Zhenying, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and former chief executive, once again criticized Chongzhi's decision to renew his contract in a Facebook post, saying, "How we characterize Duan Chongzhi's contract renewal is how we characterize the CUHK black violence incident."


"Hong Kong 01" has inquired with the CUHK Council and is waiting for a response.


CUHK's decision to renew the post of President Duan Chongzhi has drawn criticism from the outside world.

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School Board Statement Explaining Renewal Process

The CUHK Council issued a statement on the 16th explaining that the re-appointment procedure for the president is consistent with the re-appointment procedure adopted by many local and international universities. It pointed out that Duan Chongzhi, like all previous presidents of CUHK, was appointed through a highly competitive global open recruitment process. If the school and the current principal agree to renew the term, it is widely accepted that there will be no need to start the extensive recruitment process again.

Some people questioned why the decision to reappoint was made 18 months before the term expires. CUHK believes that the relevant remarks are unreasonable, saying that if a consensus cannot be reached to stay in office, a global recruitment process needs to be launched, which will take 12 to 18 months according to experience. .

In addition, the statement also explained the re-appointment procedures, the process of discussion of the school board, etc., and attached a statement from the new chairman of the CUHK board of trustees, Cha Yichao, hoping to discuss how CUHK can make greater contributions to the majority of stakeholders.

Leung Chun-ying raised a number of questions, questioning CUHK President Duan Chongzhi's decision to reappoint.

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Leung Chun-ying questioned the statement "full of official style"

Leung Chun-ying said on Facebook on Wednesday (18th) that CUHK's statement was "full of officialdom", questioning that the CUHK Council did not know the opinions of the three Legislative Council members in the CUHK Council, "I don't know that the Legislative Council is turbulent, and a meeting will be held to investigate. Is there even an investigation? Don’t know if someone is going to report to the National Security?”

Leung Chun-ying pointed out that the response to the statement referred to the renewal procedure, and asked, "If the school had foreseen Duan Chongzhi's bad behavior in handling the riots, would he have been hired?" He also questioned why Duan Chongzhi was hired in the summer of 2021, 30 months before the expiration of his contract. Start a discussion.

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Question Duan Chongzhi's "political erratic"

Leung Chun-ying also pointed out that those who opposed Duan Chongzhi's re-appointment and demanded his immediate resignation were not questioning his academic work, but his political erratic exposed during the riots at CUHK, as well as his ability to think and focus on political issues.

He also questioned what the values ​​in the statement were to "ensure that a new generation of young people have good skills and values".

Leung Chun-ying said, "How we characterize Duan Chongzhi's contract renewal event is how we characterize the CUHK black violence incident." He also said that CUHK did not mention Duan Chongzhi's role in the CUHK black violence, "Don't mention it, don't mention it. It's like it's over."

Duan Chongzhi re-elected as President of CUHK for three years, effective from 2024 Duan: Join Hands to Contribute to Hong Kong and the National CUHK Council issued a statement stating that Duan Chongzhi's re-appointment is in line with procedures, and individuals questioned that Duan Chongzhi's re-election is unreasonable. Follow up and invite the Education Bureau to investigate Duan Chongzhi's continuation. Leung Chun-ying is like affirming the performance of black violence: other hard-nosed principals are in vain?

Source: hk1

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