The Distinguished Visiting Scholar Scheme, sponsored by the United College Endowment Fund, was established in 1981. The programme invites internationally renowned scholars to visit the College every year, in order to promote cultural and academic exchanges between the scholar and the College members.
The nominators must be a member of United College, and the nominations will be handled by the Distinguished Visiting Scholar Committee under the Assembly of Fellows. The structure of the committee includes staff from various faculties and student representative.
Professor Helen M L MENG
Professor Jimmy C M YU（Head）
Professor Alaster H Y LAU（Associate College Head & Dean of Students）
Mr Tony Chan （College Secretary）
Professor Kevin Y F AU
Professor CHAN Ngai-hang
Professor Alan C K CHEUNG
Professor Christopher H K CHENG
Professor Enders K W NG
Professor HO Che-wah
Professor LAM Ching-man
Professor LEUNG Kwong-sak
Professor ZHAO Yuhong
Miss CHAN Tsz Ying Vanessa Daphne
Mr George W Y LAM
Terms of Reference:
1. To plan and organise the College’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Programmes.
2. To be accountable to Assembly of Fellows and Cabinet.