On the faculty and cadre meeting held on December 25th, Cao Shumin was appointed Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University (a vice-ministerial post) by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in succession to Zhang Jun, who has been transferred to another post. The meeting was presided over by Xu Huibin, President of Beihang University, and attended by representatives from the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist party of China, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Beijing Committee of the Communist party of China and Beihang University.
Secretary Cao speaking at the meeting
Feeling honored and at home, Secretary Cao made her resolution to lead Beihang with President Xu to build a world-class university with world-class disciplines and to make greater contributions to the national power of education, science, technology and manufacturing. According to her speech, she would strive to learn about her new duty at Beihang from its members and be strict with herself, adhering to the democratic centralism and the Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era in her work.
Born in 1966, Secretary Cao received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Beihang University, and doctor's degree in management from a program run jointly by Renmin University of China and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Before this transfer, she has held senior positions at the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Yingtan Committee of the Communist party of China and Yingtan Municipal Government.
Secretary Cao, the former Secretary Zhang and President Xu (from left to right)
Reported by Kong Xiangming, Shi Yue and Wang Yuchen
Edited by Kong Xiangming and Li Mingzhu
Translated by Li Mingzhu