IFCU Strengthens its ties with Aseaccu

September 3, 2019

The ASEACCU Executive Board Meeting was held last August 19, 2019. Prof. Isabel Capeloa Gil, President, IFCU, was invited to discuss the initiatives of IFCU which include among others modernizing IFCU to make the federation friendlier and more accessible to members, strengthening the ties between IFCU and its members, devising a new strategic plan called “Global Voice for a Global Future,” holding an annual forum to provide universities and their teams the opportunity to meet once a year, and the federation focusing on Public Advocacy, Solidarity, Accountability, and Engagement for the next three years. During the meeting, Fr. Herminio V. Dagohoy, O.P., ASEACCU Executive Secretary, presented to the Board the Procedures of Election for Country Representatives as well as the Statement of Fund Balance of ASEACCU as of July 29, 2019. He also presented three institutions that are applying for membership: St. Theresa International College, Thailand, College of the Holy Spirit, Philippines, and Tenshi College, Japan.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Kuncoro Foe, Rector, Widya Mandala Catholic University Surabaya, Fr. Luke Jongchul Won, President, Catholic University of Korea, Prof. Peta Sanderson, Pro Vice-Chancellor International, University of Notre Dame, Australia, Mr. Sophal Phon, Rector, St. Paul’s Institute, Cambodia, Dr. Yujane Chen, representing Dr. Margaret Chen, President, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Taiwan, Mr. Glen Chatelier, Director, Office of International Affairs, Assumption University of Thailand, Fr. Sali Augustine, representing Prof. Yoshiaki Terumichi, Sophia University, Japan, and Ms. Ana Paula Mota, representing Fr. Peter Damian Francis Stiwell, SThD, Rector, University of St. Joseph, Macau. The next ASEACCU Board Meeting will be held on February 11-13, 2020 in Cambodia.