Sun Yong, born inNanzheng County,ShaanxiProvince in May 1950, Doctoral supervisor, CPC member since Jan., 1976, received his B.S. in July 1976 and his M.S. in Oct., 1981 from Department of Geology, NWU. He stayed and has worked here ever since. He was appointed Dean of the Geology Department in Jun., 1996, Vice President of NWU in Oct., 1998, member of the CPC NWU Standing Committee (Acting president) in Aug., 1999, President of NWU in Jun., 2000, member of the 10th CPC NWU Committee and the CPC NWU Standing Committee in Dec. 12, 2001, Deputy Secretary of CPC NWU Committee and President of NWU in July, 2005, member of the 11th CPC NWU Committee and the CPC NWU Standing Committee in Apr., 2006, and Secretary of CPC NWU Committee between Jun., 2008 and Dec., 2010.