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Former President

Prof. Jeffrey J. P. Tsai
Prof. Jeffrey J. P. Tsai

School-Founding President:Prof. Jeffrey J. P. Tsai

Term of Presidency:2001-2004

Experience:
.Fellow, IEEE, AAAS, and SDPS
.Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
.Professor, Tulane University
.Chair Professor, National Chiao Tung University
.Chair Professor, China Medical University
.Visiting Professor, Stanford University
.Vice President, Mid-America Chinese Science and Technology Association
.Chairman, IEEE Computer Society Multimedia Computing Technical Committee
.Advisor, Institute for Information Industry
.Computer Scientist, Air Force Research Lab., U.S.A.

Major Achievements of School Running:
.Ideas: forward-looking & excellent teaching, localized & international research, and community-oriented & high-quality service
.Founding Taichung College of Health Science and Management (former name of AU)
.Founding 17 departments, 10 master-degree programs, 5 continuing-education master-degree programs, and 5 degree programs of 2-year colleges
.Establishing 3 colleges (Health Science, Management, and Computer Science)
.Constructing open garden-like campus and Greek-/Roman-style buildings
.Constructing Management, Health-science, & Computer-science Buildings and 1st & 2nd Dormitories
.Promoting international exchanges and laying the foundations of an international university


Prof. Wen-Hsiang Tsai
Prof. Wen-Hsiang Tsai

2nd-term President:Prof. Wen-Hsiang Tsai

Term of Presidency:2004-2007

Experience:
.Vice President, National Chiao Tung University
.Dean of Academic Affairs, National Chiao Tung University
.Dean of General Affairs, National Chiao Tung University
.Chairman and Director, Department of Information Science, National Chiao Tung University
.Academic Award by Ministry of Education
.Distinguished Research Award by National Science Council (7 times)
.Life-time Chair Professor, National Chiao Tung University

Major Achievements of School Running:
.Ideas: creative professors, skillful students, elegant campus, and academic school
.Founding Taichung College of Health Science and Management (former name of AU)
.Promoting the school from the college level to a university
.Being ranked No. 1 in the 3rd group of schools in 2008 university accreditation by the Ministry of Education
.Establishing 3 Ph. D. programs (Computer Sci., Health Sci., and Bioinformatics)
.Extending the school scale to include 21 departments, 16 master-degree programs, and 6 continuation-education master-degree programs
.Adding two colleges (Humanities and Social Sci., Creative Design)
.Obtaining large-scale projects of teaching excellence from the Ministry of Education
.Constructing the Gymnasium, the 3rd and 4th Dormitories, and the Administration Building


Prof. Horng-Jinh Chang
Prof. Horng-Jinh Chang

3rd-term President:Prof. Horng-Jinh Chang

Term of Presidency:2007-2010

Experience:
.President, Tamkang University
.Chair, Private University Association of Taiwan
.Education Revolution Committee, Ministry of Education
.Higher Education Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Education
.Chair, Board of Trustees, International Cooperation Foundation for Higher Education

Major Achievements of School Running:
.Ideas: conducting full internationalization, seeking excellency in teaching and research, creating plans of innovation and incubation, and carrying out collaboration between industry and school
.All departments passed accreditation by the Ministry of Education (MOE)
.Adding two Ph. D. programs (business administration, and digital media design)
.Obtaining projects of teaching excellence given by the MOE for 3 consecutive years
.Campus environment won a national medal of architecture
.Physical education was evaluated by the MOE to be of the 1st class
.Moral-charactereducation was evaluated by the MOE to be of the 1st class
.Achieving a 100% rate of undergraduate student recruiting