Reminiscences of Michael Douglas Mann : oral history, 2006.
|Creator: ||Mann, Michael Douglas||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 106 p. sound recordings: 4 CD-ROM (123; 102 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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President of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Vietnam.
Scope and Contents
Born July 27, 1949 in Sydney, Australia; careers as journalist, ambassador and chief executive officer of Australian Broadcasting Corporation; connections to the Order of Malta; Australian ambassador to Vietnam beginning in 1998; development of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Learning Resource Centers in Vietnam; relationship with Atlantic Philanthropies [AP] beginning in 2001 after board's visit to Hanoi; problems in Vietnamese higher education system; Australian quality control for education in Vietnam; AP funding for stadium; AP movement away from funding higher education; AP and concerns about anonymity; Australian philanthropy; interactions with Charles F. Feeney.
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.