The Leading Change in the University through by Shanghai University Zhiming Ye Shanghai University http://yjsb.shu.edu.cn December 3, 2008 Leading University in the 21st, Centennial Conference of the NUI.

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The Leading Change in the
University through by Shanghai
University
Zhiming Ye

Shanghai University

http://yjsb.shu.edu.cn
December 3, 2008
Leading University in the 21st,
Centennial Conference of the NUI


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CONTENT
Higher

education in Ancient China
Four stages of higher education in New
China
The Biggest city in China: Shanghai
An Example: Shanghai University


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Higher education in Ancient China
Yuelu Academy:








Yuelu Academy is an ancient and famous
academy in China
It was established by Zhudong, in 976A.D
at the time of Northern Song Dynasty
The academy accepted disciplines
throughout the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing
Dynasties
It was only in 1903 that the academy was
transformed from a school of traditional
Confucian learning to an institute of higher
learning and in 1926 it was officially named
Hunan University


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Four stages of higher education in New China
 1949-1966:

Setup the new universities, and
learn from Soviet’ universities system
 1966-1977: Higher education crisis due to
great revolution movement of culture
 1977-1994: The beginning of reform age for
Chinese universities
 1994-Today: The masses of higher education,
211 Project, 985 Project, ……


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Four stages of higher education in New China

1949-1966: Setup new universities and learn
from Soviet’ universities system
 Set up many Polytechnic and Colleges for
industry, trade, vocation and so on
 Many disciplines were exchanged among of
Universities and Colleges
 Comprehensive university only included the
disciplines of Social science, Liberal arts, and
Sciences, no engineering, fine arts, ……
 ……


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Four stages of higher education in New China

1966-1977:
Higher
education crisis
due to the great
revolution
movement of
culture


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Four stages of higher education in New China

1977-1994: The beginning of reform age for
Chinese universities
 Resume the higher education
 Renew many disciplines and programs for
undergraduate studies
 Build the post-graduate programs in 1977
 Establish Degree system in 1980
 Oversea studentship and scholarship project
sstarted in 1980


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Four stages of higher education in New China

1994-Today: The masses of higher education, 211
Project, 985 Project, …
The education fund reaches to 4 % of GDP in 2000
 211 Project: Around 100 Universities become to Top
lever in China at 21st
 985 Project: Nearly 10 Universities become to Top
lever in World at 21st
 Many universities merged together
 Oversea scholars came back mainland to serve the
higher education
 ……



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Shanghai
Most developed city in China
 A biggest metropolis in the east
 Known as "one forerunner and
three centers".



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Leading change in the University
The system of Chinese universities:
 Universities governed by National
Ministry of Education
 Universities governed by Provincial
Government
 The private universities was found by
the later of 1980. Some private
companies invested


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Shanghai University = SHU






SHU is the largest public and
comprehensive university in the global
economic capital in China – Shanghai
SHU is heading for a multi-disciplinary
university with characteristics of
 distinct comprehensive superiority
 striking discipline features
 flexible and effective management

Belong to the second model


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Leading change in the University
The following aspects:
 To have very clear Mission and Vision
 To have clear Education Objective for
students
 To have a leader’s group with common value
 The system and mechanism to ensure the
Mission and Vision to carry out
 To be internationalized, to have some
international partnership of universities, to
exchange the owner experience
 ……


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Leading change in the University
The international character:
 Find some oversea universities with the
common value
 Become the partnership to ensure the
value going to future
 The partner universities of SHU:
 UTK

in USA, Leeds Univ. in UK, UT
Group in France, UTS in Australia,
Waseda Univ. in Japan, UCC in IRE, ……


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SHU in Old China, about 80 years ago …….




In the 1920s, the Communist Party and
Nationalist Party had cooperated to setup a
Shanghai University and the Huang Pu Military
School in old history of China.
But, this SHU existed for only five years until
after the twoparties dissolved their cooperations.

“Peking U Top at North; SHU Top at South”
“北有北大,南有上大”
“Huang Pu Top for Actions; SHU Top for
Liberal Arts”
“武有黄浦,文有上大”
the former Shanghai University


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New SHU– A Merge of Four Universities

the former
Shanghai University

Shanghai
Shanghai University
of
Science & Technology

Shanghai Institute of
Science & Technology

University --Founded Shanghai
in May 1994
University
of Technology


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SHU’s Motto

Professor CHIEN Weichang
President

Constantly strive for Self-perfection; Truth-seeking and Innovation


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The President of SHU: Chien Weichang










Born in 1912 at Wuxi, Jiangsu, China
Awarded Ph. D. degree at University of Toronto in 1942
Worked with von Karman, at CIT, 1942-1946
As a Vice-President to serve Tsinghua University, since
1956
Became a Righty in 1958 because of different view about
separation of Science and Engineering in Comprehensive
University
As a President of Shanghai University of Technology since
1982 and of SHU since 1994
Since then, he has run the university according his
thought, mission, vision, and so on
Used to be a Vice-Chairman of The Chinese People’s
Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) from 1994 to
2003


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The President of SHU: Chien Weichang
 Different

experiences make different quality
of university leader
 Sometimes, Experience is the quality in the
philosophy
 The longer the leader serves, the quicker the
University develops, if right person selected
 According the data, average year of famous
universities in USA was over 20 years
 Prof. Chien serves as President of SHU for 26
years, and makes the time and age records


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SHU’s Mission and Vision



“Break down Four Barriers (拆除四垛墙)”;
“Educate People with all-round development and the
spirit of innovation (培养全面发展、具有创新精神的人)”

“Break down Four Barriers (拆除四垛墙)” :
 Barrier between Teaching and Learning
(教与学之间的墙)
 Barrier between Teaching and Research
(教学与科研之间的墙)
 Barrier between Schools, Departments and
Disciplines
(各院系专业之间的墙)
 Barrier between Campus and Community
(学校与社会之间的墙)


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Education objective for students
“The students we develop at the
first should be an all-round talent (全
面的人), a patriot (爱国者), a
dialectical materialist (辩证唯物主义
者), a person cultivated with culture
and arts, noble ethics (道德高尚) and
a beautiful mind (心灵美好), then at
the second they are elites with their
knowledge in their disciplines and
expertise (其次才是一个拥有学科、专
业知识的人), future engineers and
experts (一个未来的工程师、专门家)”


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Education objective for students
“ We hope the students in
university are to master right
learning method, working method,
and way of thinking, which is also a
method of dialectical materialism.
The courses and professional they
learnt are just the means to equip
them with this method. ”
“我们希望学生到学校来主要是掌握
一种正确的学习方法、工作方法和思想
方法,也就是辩证唯物主义的方法,所
学的课程也好,专业也好,无非是一种
载体,通过这个载体来训练大家掌握这
种方法。”


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Uniqueness of SHU Academic Systems
“Short Academic Term”
i.e. “Quarters system” (短学期制)
 “Credit System”
(学分制)
 “Course Elective System”
(选课制)
The rules and system ensured the
mission and vision to carry out longer



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Overview of SHU in New China
Founded

May 1994

By the Merge of Four Universities in Shanghai

Founding
and Existing
President

Prof. Chien
Weichang

A famous educator, scientist, social activist and
member of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Campuses

3 Campuses

Three campuses with an area of more than 2,000,000
square meters in total
• Main Campus at Baoshan
• Yan Chang Campus (Downtown)
• Jia Ding Campus
The total building area of the library is 64,000 square
meters.

Public and
Comprehensive
University

The Largest Public and Comprehensive university at
Shanghai
• under Project “211” (top 100 universities in 21
century)
• with more than 2,600 full time faculty members;
• with about 34,000 full-time students
• with 30 Schools, Colleges, Institutes and
Departments and 1 MBA Center

Identity


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SHU Faculty





11 members of the Chinese Academy of
Sciences and the Chinese Academy of
Engineering.
more than 2,600 full-time faculty members.
Professors

16.97%

Associate
professors

30.33%

Others

52.70%


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Programs, Disciplines & Labs
— One of the key universities in the “Project 211”.

11 postdoctoral
programs

35 PhD
programs
131 master
programs

4 national key
disciplines

2 national key
labs

4 key
disciplines

3 key research centers

5 special
disciplines

2 Key
Laboratories

1 Global Local
MBA programs
18 eng. master
programs
68 undergraduate

programs

1 Engineering
research center
1 special
discipline center


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Students and Enrollment
Number Enrolled
Undergraduate

26,000

Post-Graduate

8,000

Total undergraduate and Post-Graduate

34,000

International Students

2,000

Vocational Education

6,000

Continuing Education

10,000

Total International, Vocational, Continuing

18,000

Total University

About 42,000


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Schools, Colleges, Departments, Institutes
A comprehensive public universities with 30
Schools, Colleges, Institutes, and Departments;
and 1 MBA Center:



Science & Technology, Engineering (11)



Arts, Communications, Sports (7)



Law, Humanities, Social Sciences (11)



Community and Adult Education (2)


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Science & Technology, Engineering












School of Computer Science and
Engineering
School of Communication and Information
Engineering
Sino-European School of Technology
School of Environmental and Chemical
Engineering
School of Life Sciences
School of Materials Science and
Engineering

School of Mechatronics Engineering and
Automation



Advanced Polytechnic College



Ba-shi Automobile College



College of Sciences



Department of Civil Engineering


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Leading change in the University
Sino-European School of Technology

Establish since 2004
 The UT group in France:




l’Université de technologie de Compiègne
(UTC), l’Université de technologie de
Troyes(UTT) et l’Université de technologie de
Berfort-Montbéliard(UTBM).


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Leading change in the University
Sino-European School of Technology




Program models:


3+2 (3 Years in SHU + 2 UT): enseignantschercheurs



3+1.5: diplômes de Master

Different culture mixed


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Arts, Communication, Sports


School of Film and TV Arts & Technology



School of Foreign Languages



College of Digital Arts



College of Fine Arts



Physical Education College



Art Research Institute



Paris International Institute of Fashion
and Arts


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Law, Humanities, Social Sciences


School of Law



School of Management



School of Real Estate



School of Social Sciences



College of International Business and
Management



College of International Exchange



College of Liberal Arts



Zi Qiang College



Sydney Institute of Language Commerce



Talent Institute



MBA Center and Global Management
Education Institute


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Leading change in the University
Sydney Institute of Language Commerce


Establish in 1994



University of Technology, Sydney
4+0 (4 Years in SHU + 0 UTS): Bi-Diploma
 2+2 (2 in SHU + 2 in UTS) Diploma of UTS
 3+1: Diploma of UTS




The good model of Australian Ministry of
Education and Sciences


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The AVCC: the council of Australia’s
university presidents


The peak body representing AVCC members’
universities nationally and internationally



Established in 1920




Membership now 38




by Vice-Chancellors of then six Australian
universities

executive heads of Australia’s 37 public
universities and one of its three private universities

Funded by annual subscriptions from its members


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AVCC members’ universities
Western Australia:
Curtin University of
Technology
Edith Cowan University
Murdoch University
Notre Dame University
University of Western
Australia

Northern Territory:
Charles Darwin
University

South Australia:
Flinders University
University of Adelaide
University of South
Australia

Victoria:
Deakin University
La Trobe University
Monash University
RMIT University
Swinburne University of
Technology
University of Ballarat
University of Melbourne
Victoria University

Central/North Queensland:
Central Queensland
University
James Cook University
Southern Queensland:
Bond University
Griffith University
Queensland University of
Technology
University of Queensland
University of Southern
Queensland
University of the Sunshine
Coast
Northern New South Wales:
Southern Cross University
University of New England

Tasmania:
University of Tasmania

Australian Capital Territory:
Australian National University
University of Canberra

Multi-State:
Australian Catholic University

New South Wales:
Charles Sturt University
Macquarie University
University of Sydney
University of Newcastle
University of New South
Wales
University of Technology
Sydney
University of Western
Sydney
University of Wollongong


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An Example: AVCC international activities
with Chinese Universities in 2004


Vice-Chancellor delegation visits & higher
education conferences:
Peoples’ Republic of China – October



CEAIE-AVCC Shadowing Program
China – November
15 Chinese Universities President and
Vice-President joined
I joined 4 universities: UQ, U. of Adelaide,
Fingdens Univ., UniSA. for one month


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An Example: AVCC international activities
with Chinese Universities in 2004


At UniSA & UQ


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International Exchanges and Cooperation



SHU has various exchange, including faculty and student
exchanges, with foreign universities over the world.
Currently, over 2,000 international students are studying on
Shanghai University campuses. For example, in SHU Global Local
MBA, 33% of full time students come from overseas, including
Canada, Columbia, France, Sweden, India, Thailand, Indonesia….


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Incubation


Shanghai University has one national university science park,
one high-tech development zone, and more than 100 various
institutes and research centers.


Angel Funds at SHU of STEFG (上海市大学生科技创业基金 ):
 Funds:
• RMB1200 from STEFG
• RMB500 from Shanghai University
• RMB200 from Hong Kou District Government
• Managed by Shanghai University’s Hi-Tech Park
 Accomplishment:
• Applications: 227
• Assessed: 136
• Approved: 39
• New Venture Registered: 33
• Angel Funds Approved (Delivered):
RMB8.73Million (6.52Million)
• Registered (Paid-up) Capital for all Approved
Companies: RMB32.921Million(29.221Millions)
• Licensed IP: 21 items


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Accomplishment by Ranking


During the past five years, SHU ranks
in China among:
 Top 20: Research Funding
 Top 30: Number of research papers
published by on SCI、EI、ISTP.
 Top 20: Number of applications for
and granting of patents
 Top 20: The incoming rate of
graduate students


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Accomplishment by Recognition


Undergraduate education




appraised as EXCELLENT (Oct. 2003) by
the Ministry of Education in China (one
of the first group of universities).

MBA:



The Greatest Potential MBA in China
(2007) an ranked Top 18 in China (2007)
One of the Largest English Delivered
MBA Program emphasizing WholePerson Education in China.


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More about SHU….






Authorized by the Academic Degree
Commission under the State Council, SHU is
among the first group of universities to confer
degrees.
The majority of the Ph.D. programs and master's
degree programs are applicable to those who
are on-the-job and who have received
equivalent education, and the Ph.D. programs to
visiting scholars both at home and abroad and
to advanced refresher students.
According to the agreement from the State
Education Commission, colleges of all the
disciplines can enroll on-the-job candidates with
separate exam.


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The Main Campus at Bao Shan


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Yan Chang Campus at
Downtown


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Jia Ding Campus


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SHU Positioning & Long-Term Strategy
 Shanghai

University will become a
first class comprehensive
research university to serve
Shanghai, as a modern
international metropolis, China
and World.


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A video of SHU in 2004


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Thank you very much indeed!
Welcome to visit Shanghai in the
Future

Expect to collaboration with you


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