The Senior Management Retreat of Lingnan University was held on 5 May with a total of 73 participants, including Council and Court members, senior management and departmental representatives. Their contribution and support were greatly appreciated.
The retreat aimed at identifying major issues facing the University, aligning lines of thought, building consensus on solutions to be adopted and, if needed, further discussing and consulting with staff and students to work out a concrete action plan for implementation. Topics of discussion included: to review the vision, mission and core values of the University; ways to enhance students’ learning experience, language proficiency and academic standards; improvement of teaching effectiveness and a more comprehensive assessment of teaching performance; senior professors’ guidance of junior professors in teaching and research; undergraduate participation in research projects; development of Risk and Insurance Management Stream; enhancement of the quality and efficiency of administrative services; improvement of communication with students, and enhancement of the University’s reputation.
The President’s Office is in the process of consolidating all the comments to facilitate further discussion on the issues identified as appropriate. Recommendations will be acted upon by the relevant decision making units before implementation.