China Medical University Signed the “USR Alliance Agreement” to Fulfill CMU’s Social Responsibility
Date：May 13, 2019
President Mien-Chie Hung of China Medical University attended the “President and Rector Forum on University Social Responsibility” held by Asia University on May 13th, 2019. Seven university presidents from Taiwan, Japan, Israel, Portugal, India, and Indonesia attended the forum and signed the University Social Responsibility (USR) Alliance Agreement. In the forum, President Hung delivered a talk on the topic “Social Responsibility, Regional Revitalization and Social Influence of China Medical University” to share how CMU fulfills social responsibilities by investing cancer research and improving the life spam and living quality of cancer patients.
The “President and Rector Forum on University Social Responsibility” took place at Asia University Museum of Modern Art on May 13th. The theme of the forum this year is “University Social Impact in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations and Regional Revitalization”. Dr. Chang-Hai Tsai, the founder and the chairman of the Board of Trustees of both Asia University and China Medical University & Health Care System, said in the opening remark, “In addition to education, research and development, and services, university’s responsibility is to innovate, inherit, and apply knowledge and technology to benefit the society. The universitities’ responsibility and its influence in the world cannot be underestimated. I believe that with the brainstorming of the distinguished attendees of this forum, we will move a big step toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations.”
The “President and Rector Forum on University Social Responsibility” attracted many students and faculties from various universities that packed up the forum venue. CMU President Mien-Chie Hung attended the forum and discussed with President Peretz Lavie from Israel Institute of Technology, and Vice-president João Amaro de Matos of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, about how to strengthen the international cooperation in cancer research.
Professor Jung-Tsun Huang, the President of Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan, attended the forum and hosted the panel discussion session. Attendees exchanged ideas lively that made this forum a feast of high-level academic exchange.