24 Jun '11, 11am
Lee Kuan Yew to join LKY School of Public Policy as Distinguished Fellow
Lee Kuan Yew joins his own school. CNA : Mr Lee Kuan Yew is joining the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore as a Distinguished Fellow. A statement said both the school and the university are delighted that there will be opportunities for students, faculty members and researchers to interact with Mr Lee and tap on his vast experience and insights into how societies are best governed in a globalised world. The school’s dean, Kishore Mahbubani, said Mr Lee’s involvement would significantly enhance the ability of the school to fulfil its mission and further raise the status of the school globally. Mr Lee will take on the appointment with effect from July 1, in addition to his current role as Senior Advisor to the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC).