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Appointment of the New President of KEDI
Dr. Chaechun Gim, a Professor of Yeungnam University, has been appointed as the new President of Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) on February 1, 2016. As President, he will be holding office for three years followed by the successfully-completed presidential term of Dr. Sun-Geun Baek, a former President of KEDI. Dr. Gim was trained at Seoul National University earning his B.A. and M.A. in education and received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He served as Vice-Minister of Education (58th) and Education Secretary to the President of (the Republic of) Korea. He is currently holding multiple appointments including a Chair of School Innovation Division of Policy Advisory Committee, Ministry of Education in Korea.