Distinguished Alumni Awards
Tony Mobley International Distinguished Alumni Award
Dr. Chin-hsung Kao - 2012
Dr. Chin-hsung Kao serves as President of National Taiwan Sport University (NTSU), a post he has held since August 2010. President Kao earned his PhD in 1993, in the then-titled Department of Recreation and Park Administration. This followed an MBA that he earned from the Chinese Culture University in Taiwan in 1986, and a BBA from Fu-Jen University in Taiwan in 1984.
Prior to his executive leadership at NTSU, he served as President for the Executive Committee of the Asian Association for Sport Management (AASM). He has served as Honorary President on the Board of Directors for the Taiwan Society on Sport Management since 2008. Dr. Kao was also Chief Editor at the Asian Sport Management Review (ASMR) from 2006 to 2008. President Kao’s research publications and scholarly activities are extensive, and reflect themes consistent with IU’s treasured past in recreation, physical education, and sport, and also in disciplines grounded in public health. He has presented and spoken at numerous international conferences, and has served as an exchange scholar at Beijing Sport University in 2000, 2007, and 2010, at Macau University in 2001, and at Macau University of Science and Technology in 2006.
President Kao has represented among the best that our School’s alumni have to offer through his many accomplishments, making him an excellent recipient of the Mobley International Distinguished Alumni Award.