PSU Phuket Campus hosted the annual Steering Committee Meeting for the Presidents' Forum of Southeast Asia and Taiwan Universities (SATU), from 28-29 October 2017. The international conference was attended by Rectors of the 16 Steering Committee member universities from nine countries. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limsakul, President of Prince of Songkla University, chaired the meeting together with Dr. Huey-Jen Jenny Su, President of National Cheng Kung University, and SATU chairperson. The meeting began with a report and overview of the 2016-2017 SATU activities by the International Secretariat. Then numerous opportunities for growth were discussed, and consent was reached on several key issues, including administrative and fiscal matters. The Steering Committee also outlined plans for future academic activities under the network.
PSU President Dr. Chusak noted that SATU plays a key role in PSU’s internationalization strategy, and that we appreciate the opportunity to co-host this important event in the year marked by PSU’s 50th anniversary of existence. Moreover, such collaborative activities at the top administrative level greatly advance our efforts for internationalization with strategic partners in the region.