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Professor Reggie KWAN Ching-ping 關清平教授
B.S. Montana State University, M.S. Montana State University, Ed.D. Montana State University


Professor Reggie Kwan is currently the Provost of the Open University of Hong Kong.


Professor Kwan was born and raised in Hong Kong and he received his BS in Computer Science, MS in Computer Science and Doctor of Education from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA. Prof. Kwan started his teaching career in Montana in the mid-80’s and reaching the rank of full professor in the late 90’s before returning to Hong Kong. He was also the Chair of Computer Science from 1990 to 1998 at Montana Tech of the University of Montana. He worked for OUHK for almost eight years until 2006, initially led the Computing Team and later also the Mathematics team. He joined Caritas Francis Hsu College as the President and later also became the President of Caritas Bianchi College of Careers in 2007. In 2011, Caritas Francis Hsu College became a degree granting institute and changed its name to Caritas Institute of Higher Education. Professor Kwan returned to OUHK in 2016 as the VP(Academic).


  • Professor Kwan’s academic interest was Data Compression and later he became fascinated by e-learning and open and distance learning after he joined OUHK in the late 90’s. His recent publications are mostly in the area of e-learning



  • Blended Learning Aligning Theory and Practices, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Springer-Vertag, ISBN 978-3-319-41164-4 (2016). (Co-editors: S. Cheung, et. al.)


  • Vice President of Federation for Self-financed Tertiary Education (FSTE)
  • Member of the Committee on Self-financed Post-secondary Education
  • Member of the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee
  • Member of the Steering Committee of Hong Kong SAR Government Scholarship Fund

Modified Date: 03 Oct, 2022
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