Newspaper article China Post

5 Tsing Hua Professors Sue to Halt Merger with NHCUE after Meetings

Newspaper article China Post

5 Tsing Hua Professors Sue to Halt Merger with NHCUE after Meetings

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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Five professors at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU, [...]) announced Monday they will sue the school's president on behalf of a total of 23 faculty members, arguing that a recent school meeting's resolution to merge with National Hsinchu University of Education (NHCUE, [...]) was invalid because voting procedures were not in line with school regulations.

According to local media, Huwang Long-cheen ([...]), NTHU Institute of Statistics professor, said that at the April 12 meeting university president Hocheng Hong ([...]) "deliberately and unlawfully cited policies out of context, which misled attendees and shaped the final result of the vote."

Huwang called foul on the voting process, and urged the Hsinchu District Court to overturn the decision reached in that meeting.

Huwang said Hocheng had passed the merger with only a small majority in favor, whereas in established practice major issues discussed at school meetings may only be passed if two-thirds of attendees agree. …

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