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educational consultant

Joseph Chen-Ying Yen, Chinese educational consultant. Recipient Golden medal for Young Poets, Republic of China National Youth Federation, 1963, President Chiang Kai-Shek's Culture award for Most Distinguished Writings, 1970, Golden medal for Literature and Art, Republic of China National Writers and Artists Federations, 1978, Chung-Hsin award for Literature and Art, Taiwan Writers Federation.

Background

Yen, Joseph Chen-Ying was born on July 14, 1940 in Lai-Yang, Shan-Tung, China. Arrived in Taiwan, 1949. Son of Min-Sheng Yen and Min Tsu.

Education

Bachelor, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1963. Master of Arts, Chinese Cultural University, Taipei, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Brigham Young University, 1973.

Doctor of Arts (honorary), Honan Normal University, Hsin-Shiang, China, 1995. Doctor of Education (honorary), Beijing P.E. College, 1995.

Career

Associate professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1973-1975. Chair, academy dean Soochow University, 1975-1979. Chair, dean Chinese Culture University, 1979-1987.

Director, liberal arts dean National National Cheng-Kung University University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1987-1995, professor, university affairs adviser Taiwan, since 1995. Founder, proprietor Taipei Laboratory for Arts & Literature, since 1983. Producer Asian-Pacific Puppet Theatre Festival, Taipei, 1983-1993.

Consultant Asian-Pacific Film Festival, Taipei, 1976-1986, National Civil Service Examination, Taipei, 1976-1994, Center Films Production Company, China television, Fu-Sheng Radio Station, other cultural and educational foundations, Taipei, since 1976.

Membership

Fellow Republic of China American Studies Society (life, initiator), Republic of China Playwrights Association (life, honorary). Member Century 21 Artists Association (life, initiator).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, antiques, arts and rocks collection.

Connections

Married Joy Shih-Min Liu, October 16, 1967 (divorced August 1989). Children: Ling-Yu, Ling-Hsi, Ling-Hsuan. Married Jui-Fen Fan, January 16, 1990.

Children: Ling-Wan, Ling-Hu.

father:
Min-Sheng Yen

mother:
Min Tsu

spouse:
Joy Shih-Min Liu

spouse:
Jui-Fen Fan

child:
Ling-Yu Yen

child:
Ling-Hsi Yen

child:
Ling-Hsuan Yen

child:
Ling-Wan Yen

child:
Ling-Hu Yen