A B O U T


BOARD MEMBERS

STANDING ADVISOR/FOUNDER
Mrs. Kyung Ja Lee

ADVISOR
Dr. Ruth Brent Tofle
President, University Retirees, University of Missouri
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

CHAIR OF THE BOARD/TLL CO-DIRECTOR
Dr. C. J. Nelson
Founder, International Crop Science Society
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin


 

BOARD MEMBER
Rev. Jim Bryan
Pastor, Missouri United Methodist Church (retired)

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Kurt Graham
Director, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Alex Barker
Director, Museum of Archeology, University of Missouri
Ph.D., in Anthropology, University of Michigan


BOARD MEMBER

Dr. James K. Scott
Interim Director, International Programs, University of Missouri (previous)

 

BOARD MEMBER
Dr. Mary Stegmaier
Interim Vice Provost for International Programs, University of Missouri
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Iowa


BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Anne Deaton
Co-Director, Deaton Institute, University of Missouri

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. David Webber
Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri (retired)
Ph.D., Indiana University


BOARD MEMBER

Holly Bondurant, M.D.
M.D., University of Missouri

 

BOARD MEMBER
Mr. Sunghoon Lee
Founder, Gananan Forum
B.A., Yonsei University, Korea


BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Lilliard Richardson
Executive Associate Dean, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Ph.D., University of Texas


BOARD MEMBER

Mrs. Ayako Tsuruta
Director, Odyssey Chamber Music Series

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Brick Johnstone
Professor, Department of Health Psychology, University of Missouri


 

BOARD MEMBER
Dr. Craig Rooney
Psychologist Director, Behavioral Health, Student Health Center, University of Missouri

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Lois Huneycutt
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Missouri

BOARD MEMBER/DIRECTOR

Dr. Suhwon Lee
Director, Undergraduate Studies, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri

ADVISORY MEMBERS

Dr. Hans Heinsbroek
Consul General of the Netherlands, City of Chicago

Prof. Mark Langeneckert
Professor, Department of Art, University of Missouri

Prof. Joo Won Lee
M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago


H I S T O R Y

2010
May 12
Agreement (Vice Provost of International Programs - University of Missouri, Founder of The Wind Institute)
May 12
Board Meeting Starts (Venue: Grand Cru Restaurant, Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A.) 
Board Members: Handy Williamson, Kyungja Lee, Jerry Nelson, Jim Bryan, Yonggyu Lee, Suhwon Lee
September 3
Special Lecture by Ms. Jaqueline Liu, Director General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, U.S.A.
September 3~17
Art Exhibition < Digital VS Analog > (Venue: Memorial Union, University of Missouri, U.S.A.) 
Artists: Sahmkwon Kim, Youngjoo Suh, Youngwook Kim, Jeanne Park, Jooahn Kwon, Bonam Kim, Hoisung Chung, Joowon Lee 
Sponsors: Art Connection Korea, University of Missouri-Art Department, University of Missouri-Asian Affairs Center, Coffee of Dream)
 2011
January 28
The 1st Board Meeting (Venue: University Club at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A.)
Participants: Kyungja Lee, Jerry Nelson, Michael Devine, Holly Bondurant, Suhwon Lee
May 12
Research Project < Yeongwol Digital Society Museum > Approval (by Joowon Lee, Secretary of the Board)
May 25
M.O.U. Agreement Between The Wind Institute, University of Missouri & Yeongwol County of the Republic of Korea (Venue: Yeongwol County Mayor’s Office)
May 26
Closing Remarks at the Yeongwol Yonsei International Museum Forum - Dr. Handy Williamson Jr., Vice Provost, University of Missouri International Programs
May 23~26
Invited Speakers at the Yeongwol Yonsei International Museum Forum - Board Member Dr. Michael Devine, Secretary of the Board Prof. Joowon Lee
August 17~31
Art Exhibition of Dr. Hans Heinsbroek, Consul General of the Netherlands, Chicago, U.S.A.
Program brochure 
Outside / Inside
September 6
V.I.P. Luncheon Lecture & Exhibit of Dr. Hans Heinsbroek, Consul General of the Netherlands, Chicago, U.S.A. < Development Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa - a Dutch Perspective >
Program brochure
Outside / Inside
2012
January
TWI Annual Board Meeting (Place: Hampton Iinn and Suites, Columbia, at the University of Missouri)
May
Research Court at the Donggang Digital Society, S. Korea
September
Luncheon Lecture & Exhibit by S. Korean Artist, Yang, Soon-yeal: Beyond Beyond
2013
January
TWI Annual Board Meeting (Place: University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archeology)
January
Museum Public Gift Fund Donation of a Moon Jar by Potter Master Jeong-ok Kim (Intangible Important Cultural Property of Korea No. 105), a Bun-cheong ware by Jade Master Suh, Ji Min, and a sealstone by Ceramic Master Han, Yong Taek
October
Yeongwol International Museum Forum - Session1 (Co-organizer): Social Roles and Responsibilities of Museums for Participations, Communications, and Changes
Invited speakers and papers:
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Peter Comiskey, Executive Director, Balboa Park Culture Partnership / 27 arts, science and cultural institutions 10 years of collaboration And soon - one park-wide museum pass
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Michael Devine, Director, Truman Presidential Museum and Library / The Social Role of Museums
-
Maria L. Gilbert, Sr. Writer/Editor, The J. Paul Getty Museum / From Authority to Agency: The Transformative Impact of Social Media on Museums
-
Rosanna Flouty, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Museum Studies, New York University / Centralized, Decentralized, Distributed: Disruptive Technology in Museum Education
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Charles Hinman, Winner of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in Painting / A Look at the Contributions to Their Communities of Three Different Museums in the United States
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Lampo Leong, Professor, Department of Art, University of Missouri
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Hong Lu Shenzhen, Vice Principal, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute
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Leila Matta, Brand Identity, Design, and Art Programs Manager, Communications and Corporate Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC / Art is a Catalyst for Positive Cultural Change
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Robert C. Morgan, Professor Emeritus in Art History, Rochester Institute of Technology / Social Material: Curatorial Practice and the Virtual Museum
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Michael Murawski, Director, Education and public programs, Portland Art Museum / Possibilities for Evolution: The Role of Artists and Participatory, Socially-Engaged Practice Within the Museum
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Mike Nourse, Director of Education, Hyde Park Art Center / Power of Partnerships: Roles and Responsibilities for Arts Organizations
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Geoffrey Alan Rhodes, Assistant Professor and Director, 4D curriculum for Visual Communication, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago / Future Museums Now: Augmented Reality Musings
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Susan Russick, Special Collections Conservator, Northwestern University Libraries / To Protect and Serve: Conservation and the Social Role of Museums
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Patterson Sims, President, Board of Independent Curators International / How Do NY Art Museums Manifest their Role as Social Institutions?
2014
January
TWI Annual Board Meeting (Place: University of Missouri Memorial Union Grand Ballroom) 
TWI research court digital exhibitions (DDS Korea (Member of The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) since 2016. Confirmed by Alana Coleman, Member Services Coordinator, AAM.)) can be viewed online on the TWI website: http://www.thewindinstitute.net/twimembers.htm
June
TWI Summer Research Activity - Invited Research Project / Title: New Trend of Hospitality in U.S.
2015
January
2015 TWI Annual Board Meeting Place: Memorial Union, University of Missouri / Date and Time: Noon, January 26 Guest Speaker: Dr. Brady Deaton, Ph.D. of Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development 
Chair: Dr. C. J. Nelson, Ph.D.
2016
January
2016 TWI Annual Board Meeting 
Place: Reynolds Alumni Center University Club, University of Missouri / Date and Time: Noon, January 12 
Chair: Dr. C. J. Nelson, Ph.D.
August
Breathing Product 
Place: Reynolds Alumni Center University Club, University of Missouri / Date and Time: 9AM, August 30 
Participants: 
C. Jerry Nelson, Professor Emeritus 
Reverend Jim Bryan 
Alex W. Barker, Director, Museum of Art and Archaeology 
Charles P. Bondurant, M.D. Holly Bondurant, MD, FAAP 
Tashel Bordere, PhD, CT (Certified Thanatologist ? Death, Dying, and Grief) 
Laura Danforth, PhD, MSW, LCSW 
Dr. Sonia Dhaliwal, Assistant Teaching Professor
Dale Fitch, PhD, MSSW 
Lisa Y. Flores, Professor and Program Director, Counseling Psychology 
Rebekah A. Freese, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Instructor, School of Social Work 
Jean Ispa, Professor and Department Co-Chair 
John Lauriello, M.D. 
Ashlie Lester, Director of Graduate Studies 
Ruth Brent Tofle, Professor and Chair 
Ayako Tsuruta, Pianist, Founder and Artistic Director 
David Webber, Associate Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Instructor
2017
January
2017 TWI Annual Board Meeting 
Place: Tiger Bisto at the University Club, University of Missouri / Date and Time: 11:30AM, January 11 
President: Dr. C. J. Nelson, Ph.D.
September
2017 Fall Event 
Theme: The Role of the Arts in Preparing Children to Learn Across All Disciplines 
Speaker: Renee Dinnerstein 
Date/time: Thursday, September 21 at 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Place: Walt Disney room, Memorial Union, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (click here for the brochure of this event)
2018
January
2018 TWI Annual Board Meeting 
Place: Tiger Bistro at the University Club, University of Missouri / Date and Time: 11:00AM, January 17 (click
here for the photos of this event)
April
Sponsored Stress, Mental Health and Well-Being of International Students at MIZZOU organized by Department of Architectural Studies 
Place: Memorial Union Jesse Wrench Auditorium and Open House at International Center immediately following program / Date and Time: 3PM, April 20 (click here for the brochure of the event)
August
Book Publication (Password: 1234) 
The Creativity Innate in Human Nature - A Robot's Question: Who Are Humans? Really! By Joo Won Lee (Author of "Book revisits progressive American thinker" by The Korea Times)
September
Truman Library Leadership (by TWI) establishment: partnership agreement signed with the Truman Library Institute on September 8
 2019
May
TLL preparation meeting (speech by Dr. C. J. Nelson, Co-Chair of TLL) 
Place: Grand Intercontinental Hotel, Seoul, Korea / Date and Time: 7:10AM, May 8
June
TLL preparation meeting 
Place: Grand Intercontinental Hotel, Seoul, Korea / Date and Time: 6:30PM, June 28
 2020 
(upcoming events)
January ~ current
Monthly support for Tiger Pantry, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A.
October
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
October 13th, 2020 (Tuesday, USA), October 14th , 2020 (Wednesday, Korea)      
Dr. Brick Johnstone
Director of Brain Injury Research at Shepherd Center, Atlanta, GA
November
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
November 24th, 2020 (Tuesday, USA) / November 25th, 2020 (Wednesday, Korea)
Dr. Sung-wook Nam
President of North and South Economic Institute
Dean of Graduate School of Public Administration, Korea University 
December
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
December 12th
Dr. Luis Honeycutt
Associate Professor of History, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
 2021
(upcoming events)
January
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
January 12th
Dr. George Smith
Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; Nobel laureate
“Palestine has been under military occupation for 73 years!”
February 
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
February
Dr. Sung-Jin Jeong
Principal Researcher of Korea Brain Research Institute
March
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
March 9th, 2021
Dr. Kurt Graham
Director of the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
April
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
April
Dr. Seon-Wook Kim
Dean of College of Humanities, Professor of Department of Philosophy, Soongsil University
Chair of Korean Society for Arendt Studies
June
Truman Library Leadership Virtual Colloquium:
June 8th , 2021 (USA) / June 9th , 2021 (Korea)
Dr. Peter Wadhams
Professor, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

L I B R A R Y

2010
September
The Significance of the ECFA to Taiwan and Mainland China by Ms. Jaqueline Liu, Director General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, U.S.A.
2011
May
Appreciating the Power and Promise of Museums by Dr. Handy Williamson Jr., Vice Provost of International Programs, University of Missouri (Closing research remarks at the Yeongwol Yonsei International Museum Forum)
May
"Lincoln's Springfield," Telling the Story of Ameria's 16th President by Dr. Michael J. Devine, Ph.D., Board Member, TWI, Director, Truman Presidential Museum
May
Creative Thinking (Creative Process) and Applications for Yeongwol Museum City Culture Marketing by Prof. Joowon Lee, Secretary of the Board, TWI, Adjunct Professor, Yonsei University
September
< Development Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa - a Dutch Perspective > by Dr. Hans Heinsbroek, Consul General of the Netherlands, Chicago, U.S.A.
(C.V.s of Board Members: 
Dr. C. J. Nelson, Ph.D. / Dr. Holly Bondurant, M.D. / Mr. Sunghoon Lee / Pstr. Jim Bryan / Dr. Ruth Brent Tofle, Ph.D. / Dr. Yonggyu Lee, Ph.D. / Dr. Michael Devine, Ph.D. / Mr. Jinsang Kim / Dr. Lilliard Richardson, Ph.D.) 
(C.V.s of Advisory Members: 
Dr. Hans Heinsbroek, Ph.D. / Prof. Mark Langeneckert)
2012
May
Exhibit Content Provision that includes Hans Schnyder and Curtis J. Nelson, Diurnal Growth of Tall Fescue Leaf Blades, etc.
 2013
October
Yeongwol International Museum Forum - Session1 (Co-organizer): Social Roles and Responsibilities of Museums for Participations, Communications, and Changes
Invited speakers and papers:
-
Peter Comiskey, Executive Director, Balboa Park Culture Partnership / 27 arts, science and cultural institutions 10 years of collaboration And soon - one park-wide museum pass
-
Michael Devine, Director, Truman Presidential Museum and Library / The Social Role of Museums
-
Maria L. Gilbert, Sr. Writer/Editor, The J. Paul Getty Museum / From Authority to Agency: The Transformative Impact of Social Media on Museums
-
Rosanna Flouty, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Museum Studies, New York University / Centralized, Decentralized, Distributed: Disruptive Technology in Museum Education
-
Charles Hinman, Winner of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in Painting / A Look at the Contributions to Their Communities of Three Different Museums in the United States
-
Lampo Leong, Professor, Department of Art, University of Missouri
-
Hong Lu Shenzhen, Vice Principal, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute
-Leila Matta, Brand Identity, Design, and Art Programs Manager, Communications and Corporate Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC / Art is a Catalyst for Positive Cultural Change
-
Robert C. Morgan, Professor Emeritus in Art History, Rochester Institute of Technology / Social Material: Curatorial Practice and the Virtual Museum
-
Michael Murawski, Director, Education and public programs, Portland Art Museum / Possibilities for Evolution: The Role of Artists and Participatory, Socially-Engaged Practice Within the Museum
-
Mike Nourse, Director of Education, Hyde Park Art Center / Power of Partnerships: Roles and Responsibilities for Arts Organizations
-
Geoffrey Alan Rhodes, Assistant Professor and Director, 4D curriculum for Visual Communication, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago / Future Museums Now: Augmented Reality Musings
-
Susan Russick, Special Collections Conservator, Northwestern University Libraries / To Protect and Serve: Conservation and the Social Role of Museums
-
Patterson Sims, President, Board of Independent Curators International / How Do NY Art Museums Manifest their Role as Social Institutions?
2016
August
Breathing Product 
Place: Reynolds Alumni Center University Club, University of Missouri / Date and Time: 9AM, August 30 
Participants: 
C. Jerry Nelson, Professor Emeritus 
Reverend Jim Bryan 
Alex W. Barker, Director, Museum of Art and Archaeology 
Charles P. Bondurant, M.D. 
Holly Bondurant, MD, FAAP 
Tashel Bordere, PhD, CT (Certified Thanatologist ? Death, Dying, and Grief) 
Laura Danforth, PhD, MSW, LCSW 
Dr. Sonia Dhaliwal, Assistant Teaching Professor Dale Fitch, PhD, MSSW 
Lisa Y. Flores, Professor and Program Director, Counseling Psychology
Rebekah A. Freese, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Instructor, School of Social Work 
Jean Ispa, Professor and Department Co-Chair John Lauriello, M.D. 
Ashlie Lester, Director of Graduate Studies 
Ruth Brent Tofle, Professor and Chair 
Ayako Tsuruta, Pianist, Founder and Artistic Director 
David Webber, Associate Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Instructor
 2018
April
Sponsored Stress, Mental Health and Well-Being of International Students at MIZZOU organized by Department of Architectural Studies 
Place: Memorial Union Jesse Wrench Auditorium and Open House at International Center immediately following program / Date and Time: 3PM, April 20
2019
May
TLL preparation meeting (speech by Dr. C. J. Nelson, Co-Chair of TLL) Place: Grand Intercontinental Hotel, Seoul, Korea / Date and Time: 7:10AM, May 8

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