History of the Presidency

    The 11th President

  • The 11th President
  • Name : Jangsun Ryu
  • Term of Office
    1985. 01 ~ 1989. 01
  • Date of Birth : 1939. 09. 20
  • Place of Birth : Gimje, Jeonbuk, South Korea
  • Education
  • 1965
    B.A., Law, Sung Kyun Kwan University
    1977
    M.A., Regis College, Toronto, Canada (M.Div. : Theology)
    1983
    M.A., Business Administration, Regis College, Denver, U.S.A.
    (Financial Management major)
    2004
    Doctor of Letters, Literature, Ewha Women’s University
  • Teaching and Administrative Positions
  • 1983 ~ 1985
    Executive Secretary, Sogang University Corporation
    1983 ~ 1986
    Part-time Lecturer, Dept. of General Education & School of Business Administration, Sogang University
    1985 ~ 1989
    Dean, Office of General Affairs, Sogang University
    1986 ~ 1990
    Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Education, Sogang University
    1989 ~ 1990
    Dean, Campus Ministry Affairs, Sogang University
    1990 ~ 1996
    Associate Professor, Dept. of General Education, Sogang University
    1996 ~ 2005
    Professor, Dept. of General Education, Sogang University
    1996 ~ 1997
    Dean, Dept. of General Education, Sogang University
    2001 ~ 2002
    Dean, Institute for International Culture & Education, Sogang University
    2002 ~ 2005
    The 11th President of Sogang University

    The 12th President

  • The 12th President
  • Name : Byungdoo Sohn
  • Term of Office
    2005. 06 ~ 2009. 06
  • Date of Birth : 1941. 08. 03
  • Place of Birth : Jinju, Gyeongnam, South Korea
  • Education
  • B.A., Economics, Seoul National University
    1964
    Business Management Course for Executives,
    School of Business Administration, Seoul National University
    1982
    M.A., Business Administration, Hult International Business School, U.S.A.
    1985
    Business Management Course for Executives, Graduate School of Business Administration, Korea University
    1988
    Ph.D., Business Administration, Hanyang University
    1990
    Catholic Business Management Course for Executives, Graduate School of Business Administration, Sogang University
    1999
    Doctor of Letters, Economics, KyungHee University
    2002
    Doctor of Letters, Education, Sungshin Women’s University
    2008
  • Teaching and Administrative Positions
  • Executive Director, Korea Productivity Center
    1985 ~ 1988
    Representative Director, Dongseo Economics Research Institute
    1988 ~ 1994
    Representative Director CEO, Dongseo Investment Consulting Company
    1994 ~ 1995
    Vice President, Korea Economic Research Institute affiliated with Federation of Korean Industries
    1995 ~ 1997
    Full-time Vice President, Federation of Korean Industries
    1997 ~ 2003
    Trustee, Academy of Korean Studies
    1999 ~ 2005
    Standing Advisor, Federation of Korean Industries
    2003 ~ 2004
    President, Korean Association of Private University Presidents
    Vice President, Korean Council for University Education
    Committee Member, University Liberalization Committee
    2007 ~ 2008
    President, Korean Council for University Education
    2008 ~ 2009
    Board of Trustees Chairperson, KBS
    2009

    The 13th President

  • The 13th President
  • Name : Jongwook Lee
  • Term of Office
    2009. 6 ~ 2013. 2
  • Date of Birth : 1946. 8. 17
  • Place of Birth : Paju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Education
  • 1973
    B.A., Literature, Sogang University
    1975
    M.A., Literature, Sogang University
    1976
    Ph.D. Degree Completion, Dept. of Humanities, University of Kansas
    1977
    Ph.D. Degree Completion, Humanities & Sociology, British Columbia University
    1982
    Doctor of Literature, Dept. of History, Sogang University
  • Teaching and Administrative Positions
  • 1977. 03 ~ 1985. 08
    Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Dept. of Korean History, School of Liberal Arts, YeungNam University
    1985. 09 ~ 2013. 02
    Professor, Dept. of History, School of Liberal Arts, Sogang University
    1982. 09 ~ 1983. 07
    Post-doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Humanities, British Columbia University
    1988. 09 ~ 1991. 08
    Museum Director, Sogang University
    1992. 09 ~ 1993. 02
    Museum Director, Sogang University
    2002. 06 ~ 2007. 08
    Museum Director, Sogang University
    1993. 03 ~ 1995. 02
    Director, Dept. of History, Sogang University
    1997. 01 ~ 1997. 09
    Dean, Office of Academic Affairs & Office of Research, Sogang University
    1997. 09 ~ 1999. 06
    Dean, Humanities Research Institute
    1997. 09 ~ 1999. 06
    Committee Chair, Faculty Compilation Committee, Sogang University
    2004. 07 ~ 2005. 06
    Committee Member, The 3rd Fundamental Studies Support Committee of Ministry of
    Education & Human Resources Development
    2005. 04 ~ 2007. 04
    Committee Member, Cultural Properties Committee of Cultural Heritage Administration
    (Buried Cultural Property Subcommittee)
    2009. 06 ~ 2013. 02
    President, Sogang University
    2010. 12
    Committee Chair, Supreme Court Justice Advisory Committee
    2009. 11 ~ 2011. 11
    Vice President, Korea Association of Catholic University Presidents
    2011. 05 ~ Present
    Vice President, Korea Association of Private University Presidents

    The 14th President

  • The 14th President
  • Name : Ki-Pung Yoo
  • Term of Office
    2013. 3 ~ 2016.10. 04
  • Date of Birth : 1952
  • Place of Birth : Yangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Education
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, U. Connecticut, U.S.A.
    1979 ~ 1983
    M.A., Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Korea University
    1977 ~ 1979
    B.A., Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Korea University
    1970 ~ 1977
  • Teaching and Administrative Positions
  • President, Sogang University
    2013 ~ Present
    Executive Vice President of Research and Business Affairs, Sogang University
    2009 ~ 2012
    Dean, Sogang Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT)
    2008 ~ 2009. 10. 04
    President, Asian Association of Supercritical Fluid
    2007 ~ Present
    President, Korean Association of Supercritical Fluid
    2006 ~ Present
    Director, National Research Center for Supercritical Fluids
    2004 ~ Present
    Global Advisory Professor, School of Engineering, Washington State University, U.S.A.
    1999 ~ Present
    Visiting Professor, U. Oldenburg, Alexander Von Humboldt, Germany
    1990 ~ 1991
    Professor, Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Sogang University
    1984 ~ Present
    Vice President, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
    2008 ~ 2008
    Dean, School of Engineering, Sogang University
    2007 ~ 2009
    Chairman, Committee of Decoupling Technique, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
    2005 ~ 2006
    Chairman, Committee of Thermodynamics, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
    2004 ~ 2005
    Visiting Professor, Purdue University, U.S.A.
    2004 ~ 2004
    Chairman, Committee of Technical Terminology, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
    2002 ~ 2003