About Kaywon

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Kaywon University of Art and Design was founded in 1993 by the late Paradise chairman Wookyoung Jeon Rak-won, based on the philosophy of “seeking truth in the spirit of Christianity, and providing professional education in the arts.” Since its establishment, the university has been committed to nurturing leaders in the field of culture through the convergence of the arts, design, and science and technology. Kaywon University of Art and Design is equipped with the best facilities in Korea for hands-on learning, and provides on-the-job training opportunities which are second to none. By learning from highly experienced faculty, at Kaywon students mature into industry leaders capable of driving social change. As one of Asia’s top universities in the field of art and design, Kaywon strives to nurture creative talent and to propel Korea forward.

President, Song Soo-keun

Song Soo-keun

President, Kaywon University of Art and Design

September 1961 Born in Seongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province

[Academic Background]
March 1978 Graduated from Sungdong High School
February 1985 Gained Bachelor’s in English Language and Literature from Korea University
August 1987 Gained Bachelor’s in Public Administration from Korea University
February 1998 Gained Master of Law in International Law from Korea University Graduate School
May 2000 Gained MLL from Indiana University School of Law
February 2013 Gained PhD in Public Administration from Kyung Hee University Graduate School

[Teaching Experience]
March 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019 Visiting professor, College of Art and Design, Konkuk University
September 1, 2018 – July 2019 Professor, Department of Cultural Content, College of Arts and Culture, Yong In University

[Career Highlights]
Administrative Officer, Office of the President
Head of Broadcast and Advertisement Policy Division, Ministry of Culture and Tourism / Director General for Content Policy
Director of Korean Cultural Center, New York
1st Vice Minister, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism