CURRICULUM VITAE
of
Prathip Martin Komolmas

BIRTH DATE & PLACE : 22 December 1933, Bangkok

EDUCATION :
  • Secondary School Teacher Diploma, Ministry of Education, Thailand, 1959.
  • B.A. (Economics) Loyola College, University of Madras, 1958.
  • M.A. (International Development Education), Stanford University, 1978.
  • M.A. (Social Sciences in Education), Stanford University, 1980.
  • Ph.D. (Organization Development & Planning), Southeast Asia Interdisciplinary Development Institute, 1985.
  • Post Doctoral Studies at Universite de Fribourg, Stanford University, University of Warwick and Oxford University. 
             HONORARY DEGREES: 
  • Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, 1997 : London South Bank University, United Kingdom.
  • Doctoris Honoris Causa, 1998 : Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti.
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, 2001 : Loyola College of Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Doctor of Educational Management, 2002 : De La Salle University, Philippines.
  • Doctor of Educational Management and Administration, 2005 : Prince of Songkhla University.
  • Doctor of Educational Management, 2006 : Christian University. 
  • Doctor of Arts, 2009 : Hatyai University. 
    PRESENT WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Rector Emeritus of Assumption University, Nov. 2002 - to date
  • President of Stanford Alumni Club of Thailand 2007 - to date
  • President, the Phi Delta Kappa, Thailand Chapter, 2006 
  • Member of Advisory Board of Catholic Teachers Association
  • Honorary Adviser, the Phi Delta Kappa, Thailand Chapter, 1988
  • Chairman of Commission for Youth, Ruam Chit Nom Klao Foundation, under the honorary Chairmanship of Her Royal Highness Princess Kalayani Mahidol, 1982
  • Board Member of Prince of Songkhla’s University Council, 1989 - Feb. 2004
  • Board Member of North Eastern University, 1988 - 2002
  • Board Member of St.John’s University 1990 - to date 
  • Board Member of Rattana Bandit University 1998 - 2004
  • Member of the National Research Council of Thailand
  • Honorary President of Thailand Chapter of the Internet Society
  • President of the Catholic Education Association (Thailand)
  • President of Stanford Alumni Club of Thailand
  • Member, Executive Committee, Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia.
  • Executive Committee Member of the Education Reform Office.
    PAST EXPERIENCES :
  • Rector of Assumption University, 1978 - Oct. 2002
  • Member of National Legislative Assembly.
  • President of the Association of Private Institutions of Higher Education.
  • President of St. Gabriel’s Alumni Association, 1986 - 1987, 1994 - 1996.
  • President of Stanford Alumni Club of Thailand.
  • Secretary General of Catholic Education Council of Thailand from 1969 - 1996.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Congress of Parent and Teacher Associations of Thailand, 1975.
  • Chairman of the Division of Public Relations, National Congress of PTAs, 1980.
  • Advisor to the Federation of Private Educational Associations of Thailand, 1989.
  • Advisor to the Association of Private Higher Educational Institutions of Thailand, 1989. 
  • President of Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia, 1992 – 1994.
  • Visiting Professor at Tienjin Institute of Technology, China.
  • Principal and Director of St. Gabriel’s College, 1965 - 1975.
  • Provincial Superior of the Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, 1973 - 1977.
  • Member of Board of Education of the National Legislative Assembly.
  • Appointed by the Prime Minister as Educational Specialist to the Ministry of Education, 1975 - 1977.
  • Member of Commission for Financial Affairs and Subsidy Policy of Private Schools, Ministry of Education, 1975 - 1982.
  • Member of National Commission for drafting Education Scheme B.E. 2520.
  • Member of Commission for Evaluation of Secondary School Education Development, appointed by the National Education Commission, 1979 - 1980.
  • Member of Commission for Music and Cultural Performances, appointed by the Department of Culture, Ministry of Education, 1979 - 1980.
  • Member of Commission for setting up Educational Standard for Private Schools, Ministry of Education, 1980 - 1981.
  • Appointed by the Office of the Prime Minister, as Educational Specialist to the Planning Committee of the National Social and Economic Development Council, 1980 - 1981.
  • Member of Special Commission to keep Bangkok clean, appointed by the National Council of Women of Thailand, 1980 - 1982.
  • Member of Commission for Policy Planning of Private Education, appointed by the National Education Commission, 1981 - 1982.
  • A committee member to scrutinize Education Bill on behalf of the Government, appointed by the Parliament, 1981 - 1982.
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ABAC 1973 - 1977.
  • One of the Founders of the Congress of Parent and Teacher Associations of Thailand, attached to the Ministry of Education.
  • One of the Founders of Rom Sai Tong FOUNDATION.
  • Executive Secretary, President and Advisor of Phi Delta Kappa, Thailand Chapter 1982 - 1988, 1988 - 1990.
  • Appointed by the Office of Prime Minister as Educational Specialist to the Ministry of Education, 1981 - 1987.
  • Member of Commission for Welfare of the Aged, appointed by the Minister of Interior, 1982 - 1986.
  • Regional Secretary for Asia and Oceania of the International Office of Catholic Education, 1983.
  • One of the founders of the Federation of Private Educational Associations of Thailand.
  • Vice President of the Federation of Private Educational Associations of Thailand, 1987 - 1989.
  • Vice President of Association of Private Higher Education Institutions of Thailand, 1987 - 1989.
  • Permanent Representative of Office International de L’ Enseignement Catholigue at UNESCO, Bangkok, 1969.
    BREVET
    เบญจมดิเรกคุณาภรณ์
    Member (Fifth Class) of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn.
    (บ.ภ.)
    2010 
    ROYAUME DE BELGIQUE.
    ORDRE DE LA COURONNE
    COMMANDEUR
    de L’ ORDRE DE LA COURONNE
    November 16, 1993 
    REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
    PALMES ACADEMIQUES
    1er octobre 2004
    Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques,
    MINISTERE DE L’EDUCATION NATIONALE, 
    DE L’ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE
    VATICAN
    Pontifical Cross “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice”
    June 27, 2010