Symposium on the Modern University System with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era
On November 23, 2019, the “Symposium on Modern University System with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era - Modernization of University Governance System and Capability with Chinese Characteristics” was held at Jiangsu College of Nursing, and this symposium was jointly held by Institute of Public Management and Human Resources, Development Research Center of the State Council, Journal of Educational Management of National Academy of Education Administration and Jiangsu Higher Education Society, and it was organized by Jiangsu College of Nursing. Deng Chuanhuai, Director of the Department of Policies and Regulations of the Ministry of Education, Hu Jinbo, Vice Chairman of the Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing University, made keynote reports (written), respectively, and more than 150 leaders and scholars from more than 70 colleges and universities as well as research institutes in Jiangsu Province attended this symposium.
The modern university system with Chinese characteristics is an important part of the socialist system with Chinese characteristics. This symposium is organized to thoroughly implement the General Secretary Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, conscientiously implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and the Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, discuss and exchange experiences, measures and results of the construction of a modern university system with Chinese characteristics in the new era as well as promote the modernization of the governance system and capabilities of universities with Chinese characteristics.
Ji Wenqiao, Secretary of the Party Committee of Jiangsu College of Nursing, stated in the keynote report: in recent years, Jiangsu College of Nursing, guided by Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, insists on cultivating people with good morality. Besides, adopting the development strategy of running the school following strict rules and principles, the school aims at creating the medical education brand “Tianyi Star” while following the spiritual essence of fairness and justice in the system construction, and it has established a reliable, multi-layered and comprehensive scientific management system, forming the internal operation and management mechanism of colleges and universities with Chinese characteristics in the new era represented by “"one core four wheel drive”.
At this symposium, Xia Jinwen, Secretary of the Party Committee and President of Jiangsu Provincial Academy of Social Sciences, Jiang Yong, Secretary of the Party Committee of Suzhou University, and Wu Xuemin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing Institute of Industry Technology made keynote speeches on the governance system of modern colleges and universities and the construction of governance capability, “Modern College System” and “Modern College Governance” and the construction of high-end technical personnel cultivation system, respectively.