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Cheng Jei-cheng (Chinese: 鄭瑞城; pinyin: Zhèng Ruìchéng; born 11 June 1946), in Su'ao, Yilan County, was Minister of Education[1] of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2009, serving in the cabinet of President Ma Ying-jeou. Prior to his appointment, Cheng served as president of National Chengchi University.

Cheng Jei-cheng
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23rd Minister of Education of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2008 – 10 September 2009
Personal details
Born (1946-06-11) June 11, 1946 (age 73)
Su'ao, Yilan County, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Alma materNational Chengchi University
Ohio State University


Cheng obtained his bachelor's degree in journalism from National Chengchi University (NCCU) in 1969, master's degree and doctoral degree in journalism from Ohio State University in the United States in 1975 and 1978, respectively.

Early careerEdit

Cheng worked as a professor at National Chiao Tung University, dean of the College of Communication of NCCU and president of NCCU.[2]


  1. ^ "Ministry of Education, ROC" About the Ministry – Ministerial Team
  2. ^ "The New Cabinet". Taiwan Today. July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
Government offices
Preceded by
Tu Cheng-sheng
ROC Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Wu Ching-ji