Employee Townhall at Stamford International University
On 10 October 2019, Stamford International University, Thailand employee townhall meeting was held at Stamford’s Rama 9 campus. Mr. Guangyu Li, a member of China’s National People’s Congress, vice president of China’s Private Education Association, and Chairman of Yuhua Education Corporation; Ms. Hua Li (Lisa), committee member of the All-China Youth Federation and CEO of Yuhua Education Corporation, and all the staff members at the Rama 9 Campus, the Hua Hin Campus, and the Asoke Learning Center attended the meeting.
A new appointment was announced by Chairman Li, as STIU President Dr. Andrew Scown had stepped down to attend personal matters in his home country. The Stamford International University Council appointed assistant president Dr. Apitep Saekow as acting president on a temporary basis while a permanent replacement for the position of University President is found.
At the meeting, Chairman Li expressed his gratitude to Dr. Andrew Scown for his contributions while in office, and he extended his sincere appreciation to all staff members who devote themselves to the university. Chairman Li highlighted Yuhua’s recognition and appreciation of STIU, Thailand and Thai culture. “If the higher education sector owned by Yuhua is a crown, STIU is the precious pearl set in the crown” said Chairman Li. He also said that Yuhua has full confidence of STIU’s future and will continue working together with all staff members to make STIU become stronger.
(Mr. Guangyu Li, Chairman of Yuhua Education Cooperation)
Dr. Apitep Saekow, who took the temporary position of acting president, gave a brief speech. He expressed his appreciation for the great trust he has received from Yuhua. With the joint efforts of all STIU colleagues and Yuhua, he can see a better and brighter future for STIU.
(Dr. Apitep Saekow, Acting University President)
Before attending dinner together, Chairman Li gave his best wishes to everyone and said “all of you have been working very hard for the whole term. I hope you have a great evening and wish all of you a joyous holiday in the coming term break.”