President of MCU-MI

Dr. Robert S.P Yien


  • Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
    B.A. in English Literature, 1963
  • Michigan State University, Michigan, U.S.A. Communication, 1968
    Ph.D. in Communication, 1970


  • Ming Chuan University  
    President of Ming Chuan University - Michigan
    Executive Vice President
  • Saginaw Valley State University
    Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1978-20066
    Professor of Sociology 1978 - Present
    Special Assistant for International Programs, 2006 - Present
    Higher Learning Commission North Central Association
    Consultant-Evaluator, 1989 – Present


Dr. Robert S.P. Yien holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University, U.S.A. and served most of his career as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Saginaw Valley State University. He is now the President of MCU-Michigan Location and Executive Vice President of Ming Chuan University, Taiwan. His major responsibility is the advancement of Ming Chuan's North American affairs, including institutional accreditation.