President Shen presented a medal and gifts to President Su to thank her for the eight years in leading NCKU to become a university that moves the city and brings honor to the nation. The inscription on the medal signifies President Su’s contributions to NCKU. Subsequently, Peter Chen, Chair of NCKU Global Alumni Association, Ming-Jhih Chen, Secretary General of the Association, and Han-Taw Chen, CEO of NCKU Alumni Association Center, on behave of the Global Alumni Association, and Fan-Sen Wang, President of Taiwan Comprehensive University System, respectively presented gifts to President Su to express deep gratitude.
On the ceremony, President Meng-Ru Shen appointed Chief Officers and introduced the new administration team: Executive Vice President Yau-Hwang Kuo (Director of NCKU AAC), Executive Vice President Woei-Jer Chuang (Director General of NCKU Innovation Headquarters), Executive Vice President Yuh-Neu Chen, Executive Vice President Ching-Chang Lee (Consultant general and Spokesman of NCKU, and Director of Office of Academic Integrity), Senior Vice President Ping-Sheng Wu (Director of NCKU Musuem), Secretary General Wei-Cheng Lo (Director of Office of Strategic Planning), Vice President for Academic Affairs Sheng-Chih Shen, Vice President for Student Affairs Liang-Yi Hung, Vice President for General Affairs Jian-Hong Wu, University Librarian Han-Ching Wang, Vice President for Research and Development Chuan-Pu Liu, Vice President for International Affairs Charles Lin, Vice President for Finance Yu-Hong Liu, Computer and Network Center Director Pei-Yin Chen, Head of Art Center Min-Yuan Ma, NCKU Bioscience and Biotechnology Center Director Tzong-Yueh Chen, Core Facility Center President Chao-Yu Chen, Center for General Education Director Yueh-Heng Li, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences Director Chun-Li Tsai, Center for Occupational Safety and Health and Environmental Protection Director Liang-Ming Whang, and Director of the Affiliated Senior Industrial Vocational Continuing Education High School of NCKU Teh-Lu Liao.
Meng-Ru Shen, the 18th President of NCKU, was born in 1966. He received his M.D. from Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, in 1993, and Ph.D. from the University of Oxford, U.K., in 2002. He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, NCKU. His previous positions include the Superintendent of NCKU Hospital, member of the NCKU Endowment Fund Management Committee, the Coordinator of the Pharmacology, Toxicology, Medicinal Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, National Science and Technology Council, the Chair of Pharmacology of College of Medicine, NCKU, and the Associate Dean for Research of College of Medicine, NCKU.