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PM Lee: Singapore's first liberal arts college must adapt Yale model to Asia

He adds that Yale-NUS won't succeed if it's just a copy of Yale in the US

From left: Yale University president Peter Salovey, Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education & Skills) Ong Ye Kung, PM Lee, founding president of Yale-NUS College Pericles Lewis and NUS president Tan Chorh Chuan, at the Yale-NUS inauguration.


SINGAPORE'S first liberal arts college, a tie-up between Yale University and National University of Singapore (NUS), must experiment and adapt the Yale model to Asia, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at the college's official launch on Monday.

"It will not succeed if

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