30 November, 2015
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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At the 46th Congregation held on 17 November, Lingnan University conferred honorary doctorates upon three distinguished individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in their respective professions and valuable contributions to the well-being of society. They include The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, Former Chairman of the Council, Lingnan University who was conferred Doctor of Humanities honoris causa, Prof Roy Chung Chi-ping, renowned industrialist of Hong Kong who was conferred Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa, and Prof James J Heckman, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences in 2000 who was conferred Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa.

A total of 1,026 students were also awarded bachelor’s degrees, postgraduate diplomas, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees at the 46th Congregation.

Please go to http://www.ln.edu.hk/news/20151117/46th_Congregation to read the citations of the honorary doctorate recipients.