Alumni launch ‘safeguard HKU’ petition against political interference

Alumni from the University of Hong Kong have launched a petition entitled “Safeguard HKU” in response to repeated deferrals of the university’s appointment of a pro-vice-chancellor, citing the incident as a threat to the university’s autonomy. The petition urged the 100-year-old institution in Pok Fu Lam to “safeguard university autonomy” and uphold academic freedom. More than 400 alumni […]