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Soongsil College (1897~1970)

THE FIRST PRESIDENT

THE FIRST PRESIDENT DR. WILLAM M. BAIRD (1897.10 ~ 1915.03)

Dr. Willam M. Baird was born in the state of Indiana in 1862.
He received his Ph.D in Philosophy in 1903, and Ph.D in theology in 1913 at Hanover College. He chose Korea, the land of the morning calm, to spend his life preaching God's words. In 1891, he was dispatched to Korea by the Northern Presbyterian Church of America and served as a missionary initially in the Youngnam province with his wife Annie Lowry.
He moved to Pyongyang in 1897 and established 'Soongsil Hakdang',
an idealistic educational institution based on Christian Principles. In 1906, Soongsil Hakdang developed into the first modern college in Korea and went on to become the first university as well. He taught the youth of Korea to cherish their dreams and devote their lives to the country's better futrue. He was a servant of God who feared His word and a genuine 'Soongsilian' who truly loved and served Korea and its people.

 
    • 2ND PRESIDENT DR. R.O. REINER
    • 2ND PRESIDENT
      DR. R.O. REINER
      (1915.4~1918.3)
    • 3RD PRESIDENT DR. S.A. MOFFETT
    • 3RD PRESIDENT
      DR. S.A. MOFFETT
      (1918.4~1928.9)
    • 4TH PRESIDENT DR. S.G. MCCUNE
    • 4TH PRESIDENT
      DR. S.G. MCCUNE
      (1928.9~1936.3)
    • 5TH PRESIDENT DR. E.M. REINER
    • 5TH PRESIDENT
      DR. E.M. REINER
      (1936.3~1938.3)
    • 6TH PRESIDENT DR. KYUNG-JIC HAN
    • 6TH PRESIDENT
      DR. KYUNG-JIC HAN
      (1954.5~1958.9)
    • 7TH PRESIDENT DR. SUNG-RAK KIM
    • 7TH PRESIDENT
      DR. SUNG-RAK KIM
      (1958.9~1964.11)
    • 8TH PRESIDENT DR. BYUNG-GAN KO
    • 8TH PRESIDENT
      DR. BYUNG-GAN KO
      (1964.11~1966.12)
    • 9TH PRESIDENT DR. HYUNG-NAM KIM
    • 9TH PRESIDENT
      DR. HYUNG-NAM KIM
      (1967.2~1972.2)
 

Soongjun University (1970~1987)

    • 1ST PRESIDENT DR. HYUNG-NAM KIM
    • 1ST PRESIDENT
      DR. HYUNG-NAM KIM
      (1972.2~1973.1)
    • 2ND PRESIDENT DR. HAN-BIN KIM
    • 2ND PRESIDENT
      DR. HAN-BIN KIM
      (1973.2~1977.2)
    • 3RD PRESIDENT DR. BUM-SEO KO
    • 3RD PRESIDENT
      DR. BUM-SEO KO
      (1977.7~1981.7)
    • 4TH PRESIDENT DR. SHIN-MYUNG KANG
    • 4TH PRESIDENT
      DR. SHIN-MYUNG KANG
      (1982.1~1985.6)
    • 5TH PRESIDENT DR. CHI-SUN KIM
    • 5TH PRESIDENT
      DR. CHI-SUN KIM
      (1985.12~1987.2)
 

Soongsil University (1987~present)

    • 5TH PRESIDENT DR. CHI-SUN KIM
    • 5TH PRESIDENT
      DR. CHI-SUN KIM
      (1987.3~1989.2)
    • 6TH PRESIDENT DR. YO-HAN CHO
    • 6TH PRESIDENT
      DR. YO-HAN CHO
      (1989.3~1993.2)
    • 7TH PRESIDENT DR. SUNG-JIN KIM
    • 7TH PRESIDENT
      DR. SUNG-JIN KIM
      (1993.3~1997.2)
    • 8TH & 9TH PRESIDENT DR. YOUN-BAE UH
    • 8TH & 9TH PRESIDENT
      DR. YOUN-BAE UH
      (1997.3~2002.2)
    • 10TH PRESIDENT DR. JOONG LEE
    • 10TH PRESIDENT
      DR. JOONG LEE
      (2002.3~2005.2)
 
    • 11TH PRESIDENT DR. HYO-GAE LEE
    • 11TH PRESIDENT
      DR. HYO-GAE LEE
      (2005.3~2009.2)
    • 12TH PRESIDENT DR. DAE-KEUN KIM
    • 12TH PRESIDENT
      DR. DAE-KEUN KIM
      (2009.3~2013.1)
    • 12TH PRESIDENT DR. HERN-SOO HAHN
    • 12TH PRESIDENT
      DR. HERN-SOO HAHN
      (2013.2~PRESENT)