The Penang Regional Office, housed in Wisma Behn Meyer, was officially opened by Penang Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon on a sunny Thursday monring. It was attended by about 130 people, including state dignitaries andgovernment officials.
WOU was represented by Vice Chancellor Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Gajaraj Dhanarajan, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Prof Wong Tat Meng, and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Operations) Dr Seah Soo Aun. Wawasan Education Foundation chairman and Yeap Chor Ee Charitable and Endowment Trustee Dato’ Stephen Yeap Leong Huat also graced the event.
The interior of Wisma Behn Meyer, built in the late 1930s, was refurbished to cater to the working needs of the WOU staff and students who use the office. During the official opening, the office was decorated with the university’s signature green colour.