The 2019 work meeting of Beihang University was held on February 25 at the conference center of New Main Building. At the meeting, the work focuses in 2019 were interpreted in a systematic and thorough way, the arrangements for the key work were settled, and the tasks concerning the development of the university were set.
The work meeting
Over 300 people were present at the meeting, including university leaders, academicians, members of the Academic Committee, Director and Vice Director of the Teaching Guidance Committee, Changjiang Scholars, professors of second and higher level, deputies to National People’s Congress and members of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at all levels, representatives of the democratic parties, public figures without political affiliation and All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, presidium of Beihang Teachers’Congress, chairs of the Labor Union of all branches, cadres of section and higher ranks, and young teachers who joined Beihang last year. Fang Jiancheng, Managing Vice President of Beihang University, presided over the meeting.
President Xu Huibin delivered a report
At the meeting, President Xu Huibin reported on the circumstances and requirements faced by Beihang in terms of development. Based on the achievements made by the university in 2018, he analyzed, interpreted and arranged the work in 2019, laying emphasis on party construction, discipline development, teaching and research advance as well as management and service improvement. In the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up, every Beihanger should make even greater efforts to build the university into a world-class one rooted in China with confidence, enthusiasm, perseverance, determination and innovation.
Attendees had discussions in groups
According to the report and the specific tasks, the attendees fully discussed the work focuses in 2019 on the basis of the reality of every branch. The results of their discussions were reported by the representatives of the groups at the meeting for further brainstorming. All the participants acknowledged the value of the meeting and agreed to make joint efforts to bring the work plan into reality, aiming to achieve greater development and progress in all the causes of the university.
Secretary Cao Shumin made a summary
Cao Shumin, Secretary of the Party Committee, summarized the meeting by pointing out the importance of party construction, security and stability, discipline and campus development, improvement in the quality of teaching and teachers, talent training, association between research and national strategy, enhancement of governance capability and level. According to her, the university should aim for quality and connotative development. Furthermore, she stressed on the consideration of both the general requirements of the country and the specific work focuses as well as the solidarity and full efforts necessary for achievements to be made.
Commendation was given to the excellent secondary units
Some secondary units evaluated as excellent in 2018 were also cited at the meeting.
The work focuses in 2019 will be officially printed and distributed after being perfected in the light of the comments and suggestions proposed at the meeting.
Reported by Wang Qing
Photographed by Di Bailu and Song Chao
Reviewed by Tan Hualin
Edited by Wang Qing
Translated by Li Mingzhu