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A letter from SC president Randolph W. Bromery to Dr. Henry Y. T. Fok, July 8, 1994

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Title:
A letter from SC president Randolph W. Bromery to Dr. Henry Y. T. Fok, July 8, 1994
Description:
A letter from Springfield College president Dr. Randolph W. Bromery thanking Dr. Henry Y. T. Fok for the endowment gift of 1 million dollars establishing the Fok Ying Tung Chair, or Fok Fund, and the visit in June of both himself and his son Donald during their visit to see the 1994 World Cup games. There is also discussion about a possible visit in October. The last page contains a copy of the million dollar endowment check.
Creator:
Bromery, Randolph W.
Date:
July 8, 1994
Format:
Documents
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Office of the President Records President Bromery Records
Subjects:
Springfield College
Springfield College--International
Springfield College--Presidents
Sun Yat-sen University
Bromery, Randolph W. (Randolph Wilson), 1926-2013
Fok, Henry Y. T.
Zhongshan da xue (Guangzhou, China)
Fok Ying Tung Foundation
Correspondence
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
3 Pages
Link to Item:
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Dr. Henry Y.T. Fok was a prominent Hong Kong industrialist and philanthropist. The gift was made through the Fok Ying Tung Foundation which was established in 1984 to provide for the advancement of education, athletics, medical, social welfare and tourism in China. The Fok Fund is used to promote sports and athletic relationships between China and the United States. In particular, the funds have been used by Sun Yat-sen and Springfield College to facilitate travel of distinguished coaches, physical education faculty and sport researchers at the two institutions and provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate and other visiting scholars to attend workshops, clinics, and classes at Springfield College and Sun Yat-sen. This has been done through the he Fok Physical Education and Sport Exchange Programs agreement at Sun Yat-Sen University(Zhongshan University) in Guangzhou, China, dated March 17, 1996.
Language:
English
Identifier:
bromery-far-east-binder-bromery-letter-1994-07-08