A Tradition of Excellence
SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY REMAINS THE GUARDIAN OF THE NATION`S EVERLASTING SPRIRIT TO THRIVE AND SUCCEED!
Chusa Kim Chong-hui(1786 - 1856) A Silhak scholar, and a renowned calligrapher and epigraphist, Kim Choong-hui served as Daesasung, the president of the Old Sungkyunkwan. Respected as an inspired calligrapher both within and outside the country, his unique style established a new paradigm of calligraphy, called Chusache after him. At the age twenty-four, he went to China and studied epigraphy. Later he researched the old stone monuments scattered over the entire Korean peninsula and published books which became the cornerstone of the Chosun School of epigraphy.