Friday, 19 September 2014
This was a report on the contribution by Singapore’s first president Encik Yusof bin Ishak towards the building of the University of Singapore. He was the Chancellor of the University of Singapore from 1965 to 1970. His efforts were recognised through the establishment of the Yusof Ishak Professorship in Social Sciences at NUS, which will enhance research in multi-ethnicity and multiculturalism. NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan noted that Encik Yusof challenged the university community to inspire the consciousness and civic spirit, and reminded us to be a centre of learning as well as a focus of nation-building.
Click here to read the article in Malay.