Red River College has named Stan Sae-Hoon Chung as the new vice-president, academic and research.
Chung has more than 23 years of experience in the post-secondary system in British Columbia, having most recently served as the dean of arts and sciences at Camosun College. In that role, he oversaw 14 departments with 7,500 students, and helped lead the development of the college's strategic and education plans.
He was actively involved in applied research at Camosun College – where he championed innovative thinking that allowed signature programs such as Environmental Technology and Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology to attract research funding and students from all over the world.
Chung held a variety of academic and senior administrative positions at Okanagan College, College of New Caledonia and Simon Fraser University. He was the founding director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching, and one of the founding leaders in the strategic planning process at Okanagan College.
Chung was born in Seoul, South Korea, raised in Williams Lake, B.C. and Maryfield, Saskatchewan, and studied at University of British Columbia (BA and PhD), University of Toronto (MA), and Simon Fraser University (PDP).