SUTD appoints ESM Goh as patron of advancement

SINGAPORE - The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), has appointed Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong as its patron of advancement, where he will be involved in fund-raising for the university.

This is the first time he has taken on such a role at a university, reported The Straits Times. 

The appointment was announced by SUTD president Thomas Magnanti during a gala on Friday evening, to raise funds for scholarships and bursaries.

The event raised a total of $10 million, after the Government matched all proceeds three-to-one.

candicec@sph.com.sg

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