On the morning of Dec 20, 2016, Reading Academy invited experts to hold a workshop on Construction Scheme of Provincial Project for Constructing High Level and Exemplary Joint Schools. Chancellor Li Lianshui attended this workshop and delivered a welcome speech. The experts present are Lin Yue, Director of Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Jiangsu Education Department, Chen Aimin, former Dean of College of Overseas Education, Nanjing University, Huangkai, Southeast University-Monash University Suzhou Joint Graduate School, Sun Dongping, Dean of College of Overseas Education, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Ou Jin, Party Chief of College of Overseas Education, Nanjing University of Technology, and Li Zhongxing, Director of Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Jiangsu University. Other attendees are from President’s Office, College of International Students, Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Reading Academy. The workshop was presided over by Jiang Yuanchun, Party Chief of Reading Academy.
In his speech, Chancellor Li expressed his gratefulness of Jiangsu Education Department for its great support and help in foreign affairs of our university. Reading Academy is a newly built college approved during the key period of development strategy transformation and upgrading, which attaches great importance by university party committee. They formulate a series of policies to forge Reading Academy with first-rate environment, qualified teachers, students and services. Reading Academy has obtained great achievements since its establishment in 2015. In future, the academy will further extend its scale and build Reading Academy into a High Level and Exemplary Joint School. NUIST will integrate various resources to win for better school-running conditions and environment. Chancellor Li hopes that experts there can put more constructive advice and suggestions for the construction and development of Reading Academy to ensure its sustaining progress.
Director Lin Yue said, NUIST has a top ranking managerial team, running school with definite goal and accurate method, and forms a special “NUIST Phenomenon”. Provincial Project for Constructing High Level and Exemplary Joint Schools should concentrate on the construction of “some points”, driving the optimization in layers and quantity. He has firm confidence in constructing Reading Academy into a high level and exemplary joint school and hopes all the experts there can put out their suggestions for NUIST and probe into the shortcomings and difficulties in constructing high level and exemplary joint schools, to seek for more perfect construction scheme.
Zheng Youfei, Dean of Reading Academy made a report on the construction and achievements in the workshop. Every expert highly praised the exciting results of Reading Academy and gave their pertinent suggestions for the construction scheme of NUIST-Reading Academy.