Minister-level Figures from YU Step Up to Foster Juniors at Alma Mater NNo.89376
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- Date : 2021.09.29 11:03
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Former National Assemblyman Kim Gwang-rim and Former Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Lee Dong-il Appointed as Special Chair Professors
Top experts who served in key government positions for economy, agriculture, etc. who served as heads of major agencies
Expected to pass on ‘expertise and leadership’ gained in administrative and legislative bodies to juniors
YU (President CHOI Oe-chool) appointed two minister-level figures as special chair professors.
They are former Assemblyman Kim Gwang-rim (73) and former Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Lee Dong-il (66). They are all alumni of YU and with their appointment as special chair professors, they will begin fostering their juniors at their alma mater. Their tenure is until August 2022. In the morning of the 14th, President CHOI Oe-chool held an appointment ceremony at the president’s reception room and appointed them as special chair professors.
Special Chair Professor Kim Gwang-rim (School of Economics and Finance) is from the YU Department of Economics class of ‘69. He earned his master’s in public administration at Harvard University Graduate School of Public Administration and Seoul National University Graduate School of Public Administration, and earned his PhD in public administration at the Kyunghee University Graduate School of Public Administration. After graduating from the YU Department of Economics, he passed the public administration exam and worked at the Economic Planning Center and Finance and Economy Center, then served as the 16th director of the Korean Intellectual Property Office and Vice-minister of Finance and Economy, thus being one of Korea’s top economic bureaucrats of the Republic of Korea. He served three terms as an Assemblyman in the 18th, 19th, and 20th National Assembly, and he is an expert of economics and finances who worked both in administrative and legislative branches, working in the planning and finance committee for about 11 years.
The two special chair professors appointed have spent decades in key government positions where they have gained practical experience and expertise, and were recognized for their leadership abilities by serving as the heads of their respective institutes. Their extensive experience and expertise are expected to be handed down directly to their journals from the podium of YU, which is their alma maters.