Kenyon Chan, Ph.D.

Kenyon Chan, Ph.D. has served as Trustee of the Board of the Lingnan Foundation since 2009 and is Chair of the Grants/Program Committee.  He is Chancellor Emeritus at the University of Washington where he led the Bothell campus.  As Chancellor, he more than doubled the student enrollment, developed science and technology degree programs and added significantly to the infrastructure of the campus.  Formerly, he was Vice President and Dean of the College at Occidental College and served as Interim President as well.  He also served as Dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University.  He is an expert in university strategic planning, university innovation, diversity, university fund raising, and educational reform.  He is well versed in student advising, student support services, and student residential life issues.  Dr. Chan is an educational psychologist and focuses his scholarly research on the impact of culture on student learning.  He has written about Asian Americans in higher education as well.