HKU pres. says reforms not an attempt to ‘silence’ as school considers changes to hiring system

The president and vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Peter Mathieson, told academic staff in an email that proposed hiring reforms are not “motivated by a desire to silence anyone.” He added: “We totally refute any suggestion that there is any political motive behind the proposals and we condemn anyone that continues to try to politicise […]