At a gala dinner celebrating the inauguration of Tembusu College, our Rector, Prof Tommy Koh awarded the first Honorary Fellowship to noted philosopher and historian of science Prof Sir Geoffrey Lloyd.
Sir Geoffrey is the former Master of Darwin College, Cambridge University, and is currently Senior Scholar at Cambridge’s Needham Research Institute. At the dinner celebration, he gave a brief speech on the collegiate way of life, with advice for the success of the college based on his experience as a Master.
Besides Sir Geoffrey and Lady Lloyd of Cambridge University, other distinguished guests present at the event included the NUS senior management, fellows and staff members as well as the 50 students of the Tembusu College pilot programme.
Speaking at the event, NUS President Prof Tan Chorh Chuan congratulated Tembusu College on its progress so far; and its Rector Prof Tommy Koh shared his hopes for the college’s future.