Joongdong Educational Foundation

The Joongdong Educational Foundation (학교법인 중동학원) is a private school corporation that operates Joongdong High School and Joongdong Middle School. Founded in 1906 as the Joongdong School (중동학교), the Joongdong foundation was brought to its current form in 1948.

Joongdong Educational Foundation
學校法人中東學園
TypePrivate Foundation
IndustryEducation
Founded1948
HeadquartersGangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Key people
Duck-soo Kim, Chairman of the Board

HistoryEdit

From 1994 to 2011, the Samsung Group funded the Joongdong Foundation for 17 years, bringing it up as a leading private school corporation in Korea.

Currently, the foundation operates 2 schools and is led by a board of trustees that consists of 7 members. The chairman of the board is Duck-soo Kim.

Current Board of TrusteesEdit

as of 2012 4/15
Title Name Occupation Term
Trustee
Chairman Kim Duck-soo Chairman, Gwanak Educational Founcation
2012 1/1
~ 2016 1/9
Member Kim Sung-duk Official, Ministry of Education 2012 4/30
~ 2016 4/30
Yoo Mu-sung Chairman, Samyoung Chemical Co., Ltd. 2012 4/30
~ 2016 4/30
Shim Jae-gon President, Korea Environment & Resources Corporation 2012 4/30
~ 2016 4/30
Kim Byung-taek Professor, Sungkyunkwan University 2010 4/6
~ 2014 4/6
Chun Yong-uk Vice President, Usong University 2012 5/29
~ 2016 5/29
Song Young-soo Professor, Hanyang University 2010 4/6
~ 2014 4/6
Audit
Audit Kim Ho-geun President, Korea Authorized Textbooks 2012 4/14
~ 2016 4/14

ReferencesEdit