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Dharma Drum University
Dharma Drum University is a private liberal arts university scheduled to open its doors to graduate students in August, 2010. The main university campus is in a rural setting, on the grounds of the Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM). The university will have 4 schools - School of Arts, School of Environmental Studies, School of Philanthropy, and School of Life and Living. The university is an academic arm of DDM –and Master Sheng Yen's – overall work of uplifting the character of humanity and creating pure land on Earth.
Taipei Fine Arts Museum
In 1976, followed the central government’s policy of enhancing cultural construction, Taipei City Government decided to build a high-standard museum in the city. The construction was inaugurated in October of 1980, when Mr. Lee Teng-Hui was the Mayor. It was completed in January of 1983. In the same year, Ms. Martha Su from the National Palace Museum was appointed as the head of the museum’s Preparatory Office. On August 8, the Taipei Fine Arts Museum was officially opened and its opening exhibition was unveiled on December 24,1983.
On September 6, 1986, Dr. Huang Kuang-Nan was appointed the director by the Education Minister of Taipei City. Dr. Huang Kuang-Nan was later appointed Director of the National Museum of History on February 27,1995 . His successor, Mr. Chang Chen-Yu was appointed as the director by the Deputy Mayor Chen Shih-Meng on September 7, 1995. On June 4,1996, Director Chang was replaced by Ms. Liu Pao-Kuei, deputy director of Education Ministry. On November 8, Mayor Chen Shui-Bian appointed Dr. Lin Mun-Lee, an associate professor of the National Taipei Teachers College, as the Museum's director. On July 31, 2000, Director Lin resigned from her four-year term. After Dr. Lin’s departure, Mr. Huang Tsai-Lang, then the deputy director of the City’s Department of Cultural Affairs, took up the post on September 1, 2000, whose tenure extended till March 26, 2007.
On August 16 of 2007, Ms. Hsieh Hsiao-yun（Jean Wang, ）former director of Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County was appointed as the deputy director of Taipei City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the acting director of Taipei Fine Arts Museum.