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Tunghai University
the seal of Tunghai University
Motto 求眞 篤信 力行
(Truth, Faith, Deeds)
Established 1955
Type Private
President Haydn Chen
Location TaichungTaiwan Republic of China
Campus Suburban,
Mascot None
Website www.thu.edu.tw

Tunghai University (zh-tw: 東海大學, Pe̍h-oē-jī: Tang-hái-täi-hãk), or THU, is a Christian, privately founded university that located in Taichung, Taiwan. Tunghai University is famous for its educational history in Taiwan, the humanities, and the Luce Memorial Chapel (designed by noted architect I. M. Pei). Image File history File links Thu_logo_new. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Taichung (Chinese: 臺中市 or 台中市; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Tai-chung; POJ: Tâi-tiong) is a city located in west-central Taiwan with a population of just over one million people, making it the third largest city on the island, after Taipei and Kaohsiung. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... This page as shown in the aol 9. ... Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pe̍h-oÄ“-jÄ« (POJ) (Chinese: 白話字; pinyin: ) is an orthography in the Latin alphabet created and introduced to Taiwan by Presbyterian missionaries in the 19th century. ... Taichung (Chinese: 臺中市 or 台中市; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Tai-chung; POJ: Tâi-tiong) is a city located in west-central Taiwan with a population of just over one million people, making it the third largest city on the island, after Taipei and Kaohsiung. ... Luce Memorial Chapel, Tunghai University, Taiwan. ... The Louvre Pyramid, Paris Ieoh Ming Pei (Chinese: 貝聿銘; Pinyin: Bèi Yùmíng; b. ...



List of Presidents

  • Beauson Tseng, 1953-1958
  • Teh-Yao Wu, 1958-1972
  • Ming-Shan Hsieh, 1972-1978
  • Ko-Wang Mei, 1978-1992
  • Ta-Nien Ruan, 1992-1995
  • Kang-Pei Wang, 1995-2004
  • Haydn Chen, 2004-present


The Luce Memorial Chapel
The Luce Memorial Chapel

Tunghai University is organized into 6 colleges which contain 33 academic departments. Image File history File linksMetadata THU_Luce_Memorial_Chapel. ... Image File history File linksMetadata THU_Luce_Memorial_Chapel. ...

  • Agriculture College: Animal Science, Food Science, Landscape Architecture, Hospitality Management
  • Arts College: Chinese Literature, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, History, Japanese, Music, Philosophy
  • Engineering College: Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering and Enterprise Information
  • Management College: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Information Management, International Business, Statistics
  • Science College: Life Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics
  • Social Science College: Economics, Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology


The library of THU is located at the end of the Campus Mall.

Tunghai's library, with 0.6 million volumns, 6,515 corrent serials, 21,523 electronic serials, nonprint formats, and rare books.(Library of THU, Trad. Chinese)

Student life

The Wei-Mei Climbing Wall at THU Campus
The Wei-Mei Climbing Wall at THU Campus

According to the policy of THU, all freshmen should lodge in dormitories for a year. After one year, students must move out to other lodgings in the areas around THU. Image File history File linksMetadata THU_Climbing_Wall. ... Image File history File linksMetadata THU_Climbing_Wall. ... The Wei-Mei Climbing Wall completed in 2004, in memory of Wei-Mei Lin, who was the leader of Mountaing Climbing Club, died in mountain accident in 2001. ...

Students of THU usually go to the Tunghai villa, which is located in the west of THU campus, to have food and shopping. Other places near campus they would go for amusement are Tunghai Art Street, Taichung Metropolitan Park and Fongjia Night Market.

Student Society

THU has more than one hundred student societies and many of those societies are still active. A student society or student organization is an organization, operated by students at a university, whose membership normally consists only of students. ...

See also: Student Societies of Tunghai University.

See also

Education in the Republic of China Educational oversight Minister of Education Ministry of Education Tu Cheng-sheng National education budget NT$ 608. ...

External links

  • Tunghai University, English is selectable
  • Tunghai University Library, English is selectable
  • Association Of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia, ACUCA
  • United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia

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