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Distinguished SNU Members

Seoul National University honors the people who made distinguished achievements in their lives with the Distinguished SNU Members Award. It has been the highest honor bestowed upon SNU alumni or faculty since 1991. The award is granted annually on the founding anniversary of the university during the official anniversary ceremony.

LEE Hye-ku/Professor, Seoul National University College of Music

Professor Lee led founding the Department of Korean Music at Seoul National University. He elevated Korean traditional music to a less marginalized level of academic studies.

LEE Tae-Young/Lawyer and Director of Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Relations

As the first woman lawyer in Korea, Dr. Lee devoted her life to advocating women’s rights. She founded the legal aid center for women and struggled to reform Korea’s premodern family laws.

Last updated in 2018