In order to help the typhoon-stricken areas to reestablish their campus, NTNU Vice President Chen Chiung-Hua, under the instruction given by President Guo Yih-Shun, set up a working group to support the victims of 88 Flood.
Seeing the serious damages caused by Typhoon Morakot in southern Taiwan, NTNU Principle Kuo Yih-Shun urged that all faculty and alumni to donate a day’s salary to help the people in stricken areas. The total sum of money collected will be commissioned to governmental agencies or non-profit organizations to donate to areas in need.
NTNU is known as the cradle of teachers for middle schools in Taiwan, as well as a university that advances in the realms of humanity and arts. When Zhou Qi-Feng, principle of Peking University visited Taiwan’s academic circle a few days ago, his first stop was NTNU. Led by physics-major Principle Guo Yih-Shun, NTNU became the only normal university in Taiwan that entered the World University Rank 2008.
NTNY has improved impressively in Spain’s Internet World University Rank published in 2009, leaping from the 273rd to 173rd. This university ranking, comparing the data in the webpage of these universities, is supported by the European Commission and based on data collected from major online research engines.
On August 6th, Principle Guo Yih-Shun received representatives of China’s higher education circle. He exchanged opinions with faculty from Peking Universit, Qingdao Feiyang Vocational and Technical College and others.