Tunghai University is established in 1955, which is located at Xitun, Taichung, Taiwan which is an urbanized area. This was founded by missionaries in 1955. This is the first private university and the second oldest university in Taiwan. The university logo consists of cross symbol to refer the statement in finding the documents that is “Found in the Love of Jesus” and there are three linked circles these are believed as Holy Trinity. The main motto of the university is to show "Truth, Faith and Deeds". The name Tunghai is the Romanization of Chinese characters and the meaning is “the east coast of the Taiwan Strait”.
Presidents of Tunghai University:
1) Beauson Tseng, 1953-1958
2) Teh-Yao Wu, 1958-1972
3) Ming-Shan Hsieh, 1972-1978
4) Mei Ko-wan (zh), 1978-1992
5) Ta-Nien Ruan, 1992-1995
6) Kang-Pei Wang, 1995-2004
7) Haydn Chen, 2004–2012
8) Ming-Jer Tang, 2013-present Universities or Institutes: Tunghai University is divided into 9 colleges those are Agriculture, Engineering, College of Arts, Center for General Education, Law, Social Science, Science, Management and International Studies, these institutes contains 34 academic departments. Department and Program: Total no. of professors: 125, Associate Professors: 193, Assistant Professors: 149, Lecturers: 54, PH.D: 421, M.A/M.S: 93, B.A/ B.S: 5.
The University main library is located at the campus mall end. Library maintains nearly 600,000 volumes, 6515 currents issues, 21523 electrical issues and also having rare books.
In 2014 Pan Shih-wei is the Minister of Labour
Vice President of Legislative Yuan is Tsai Chi-chang
Chun-fang Yu (1959), Sheng Yen Professor Emerita of Chinese Buddhism, Columbia University
Tu Weiming (1961), ethicist and New Confucian, Harvard-Yenching Professor Emeritus of Chinese History and Philosophy, Harvard University
In 1975 architect is Kris Yao
In 1976 Ping-hui Liao is a professor of Taiwan studies
In 1985 Yu Shyi-kun taken Democratic Progressive Party politician
Tien Hung-mao acted as former Minister of Foreign Affairs
In 1985 Kevin Tsai is a television host on Kangxi Lai Le
In 1988 exchange student has nominated as TC Lin, filmmaker, photographer, and writer
Ben Wang is the professor of materials engineering
Yang Mu is the poet
Yu Chun-fang, Sheng Yen Professor Emerita of Chinese Buddhism, Columbia University
Chiu Ching-chun, Magistrate of Hsinchu County
Ho Ping is a film director.
Tunghai has set up numerous studies award suggestions to inspire teachers to conduct research and submit their research findings and to host which may take part in academic conferences. By means of imparting research awards and subsidies for hosting meetings, teachers should make research which might be related to their coaching and update their coaching with their present day study’s findings. With the excellent research goals in the mind, Tunghai will continue its research.
The following is the list of scholars from Tunghai University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Tunghai University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.