President Guo Lihong Visits Nanjing University

A delegation led by president Guo Lihong, and joined by vice chairman of CPC committee Sun Guohua, vice president Gao Ling and Zhang Yunxiang of NWU visited NanjingUniversityon May 27th.NorthwestUniversity andNanjingUniversity representatives had a deep communication on comprehensive reform and the planning work from 2016 to 2020. Chen Jun, president of Nanjing University, Xue Hailing, vice president, Li Chen, assistant to the president, and related directors at the university attended the meeting. Guo Lihong recalled the achievements of pairing-assistance during 12th five-year (2011-2015) plan and introduced the future development plan of NWU. He extended his thanks toNanjingUniversityfor its long-term and selfless assistance and support to the development ofNorthwestUniversity. He pointed out that exchanges and cooperation has played an important role in the development of NWU. NJU has always ranked top in the nation, and the pursuing spirit, overall planning, boldness of vision and open-hearted attitude are of great value to us. He expected to receive continuous support from NJU in the coming years, in terms of scientific research and exchange activities. Chen Jun welcomed the visit of NWU and introduced the comprehensive reform plan of NJU from four aspects, namely reform of personnel management system, reform of scientific and technological innovation mechanism, campus management system and construction of modern university system. He hoped that NJU and NWU would deepen traditional friendship, open up cooperative fields, mutually learn and share and develop together. Xue Hailing, vice-president of NJU and assistant to the president Li Chen reviewed the long-run exchange and development between two universities, and introduced on the details of personnel management system and scientific and technological innovation mechanism inNanjingUniversity. Both parties share views on discipline construction, resource allocation, rights and responsibilities between university and its affiliated schools and departments, etc. President Guo Lihong and other directors of NWU also visited The History Museum of Nanjing University and Xianlin Campus of NJU.