On June 3, the academic symposium on the development of postgraduate education and degree conferment evaluation of national private universities was held in Changchun, Jinlin province. The symposium was sponsored by the institute of higher education under Beijing Normal University and undertaken by Jilin Huaqiao University of Foreign Languages. Huang Wenzhun, vice-president of our university, Cai Hongzhuan, director of the department of postgraduate affairs and Ren Linzheng, director of the office of discipline construction under the department of postgraduate affairs of our university attended this symposium. Besides, Cai was invited to deliver an academic report “The Demand for the Development of Postgraduate Education of Private Universities and Its Countermeasures---Taking Xijing University as an Example”, arousing the wide resonance from the representatives present at the symposium.
Sun Dawen, secretary general and office director of Jilin Provincial Academic Degrees Committee and director of the Department of Scientific Research Industry under of the Education Department of Jilin Province, Su Zhongmin, deputy secretary and vice-president of the CPC Committee of Changchun University of Science and Technology as well as over 80 representatives from 39 private higher learning institutions across the country attended this symposium.
According to the representatives present at the symposium, this symposium was not only the symposium of learning from each other but also a grand exchange meeting for private higher education to embrace the new era, make new achievements and boost further development through innovation.