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Dr. Chih Wang is professor emeritus at University of Guam. He was professor of library science, 1998-2006; and dean and professor, 1989-1998, of Learning Resources at the University. Before serving on Guam, he had been a professional for about 20 years in many other U.S. academic libraries. Prior to that, he worked in various capacities in Taiwan for two decades..
Dr. Wang earned his doctor of philosophy in library science from University of Pittsburgh. He also holds two master degrees, a B.A. degree in English literature (summa cum laude), and a diploma from the Chinese Military Academy. In addition, he went through many intensive trainings, took additional education courses, and earned numerous CEUs in different fields.
Wang published numerous articles, papers, and Chinese and English essays. His works appeared in scholarly journals, newspapers, and magazines worldwide. Many of these works are collected in his recently published monographs.
He was member of many library associations and involved different professional activities. He chaired, planned, and implemented the Guam Governor s Conference on Library and Information Services in 1990. He was selected to serve on the Technology Topic Committee of, and led the Guam Delegation to, the White House Conference on Library and Information Services held in Washington, D.C. in 1991.
Dr. Wang is married with two children. He has lived a different and challenging life. He immigrated to U.S. in 1970 with only a few U.S. dollars in hands. He was a ROC Army platoon leader stationed in the front line during the rain-falling bombardments of August 23, 1957 (known as 823-gun-battle), which extened more than one year. He barely escaped death at the beach in the bloody battle of the Kuningtou battle on Quemoy in December 1949. He also only dodged from being killed for many times in the dense wood, the high sea, and Amoy Harbor when he was running away during the time when the Communists were conquering China in 1949.