Director Pastreich Publishes Article in Korea Herald calling for Next President of KAIST to be a Woman | The Asia Institute

Director Pastreich published an article in the Korea Herald (December 15, 2011) arguing that the next president of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology should be a woman. He advocated for this change by saying that Korea is a trendsetter for the nation in the sciences. This was illustrated when Professor Robert Laughlin of Stanford was appointed president of KAIST from 2004-2006 and set a trend of appointing foreign faculty members to prominent posts in universities throughout the nation. Director Pastreich hoped for an increased role of women in the sciences with such an appointment.

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