Kim In-chul, a professor of the Dept. of Public Administration, holds the post of HUFS president gaining 249 votes among 477 total votes -52 percent- in a professor election held on Nov. 24, 2017. The term is for four years beginning on March 1, 2018.
The HUFS election system has two steps: professors vote and the directorate choose between the two candidates who got the most votes. A second vote proceeded since no candidates got more than 50 percent in the first vote on Nov. 17, 2017. The first-ranked candidate was nominated by the school foundation, Dongwon Education Foundation, and Professor Kim was elected again.
In his 2018 New Year’s address, he said, “I think HUFS should pay more attention to education. I will create a platform project team to support innovative teaching methods such as flipped learning (a form of integrated learning that maximizes interaction with students by utilizing information technology), big data connected education, modernized classrooms, etc. I am going to expand and improve the support organization for increasing foreign students and trainees.”
From Nov. 7-9 and 13-14 the Emergency Planning Committee of Seoul Campus conducted a straw vote of students.