Beijing, 14th November, 2018 (BISTU)— Opening ceremony of BISTU’s Second Faculties & Union Members Congress successfully completes on Xiaoying Campus. The theme of this Congress is: upholding guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress, the spirit of relating party conferences, BISTU will further enhance the role of faculties and staff, with firm leadership of CPC BISTU Committee, and will spare no efforts to achieve the strategic goal of 2020 and build a high level university with distinct feature in information technology. Main mission of the Congress is: to comprehensively generalize work and issues after the first session of the Congress, clarify missions to be accomplished in future five years, and elect relating commissions for the Congress. Altogether 148 delegates as well as representatives of democratic parties, head of divisions and relating units, directors and deputy directors of all divisions, and representatives of students attend the Opening ceremony. The Ceremony is hosted by Secretary of the Congress Guo Xiaobing.
The Congress is addressed by President Wang Yongsheng with his Working Together for Construction of a High Level University with Distinct Feature in Information Technology. The Report reviews achievements of BISTU in recent years in respect of: achievements in party building and ideological work based on academic education with focus in morality training; clarification of development orientation of the University with highlight on educational features and optimization of top design; a series of breakthroughs based on quality development and overall enhancement of core competence; latest progress in construction of the New Campus despite of various difficulties; and well-being of staff and faculties. Wang Yongsheng emphasizes that with firm leadership of CPC BISTU Committee the University has made significant progress since the First Session of the Congress. Particularly future history of the University will show a series of major events and achievements in the past five years including BISTU passing evaluation and appraisal of party building and ideological education as well as undergraduate teaching, winning of state-level award in science and technology, major breakthrough achieved in construction of the New Campus, and substantive progress in reform of human resources system. Meanwhile, new achievements have also been made by Labor Union, Congress of Representatives of Faculties and Staff, and Youth League Committee. These achievements are fruits of joint efforts of all faculties, staff, and students of BISTU.
Wang Yongsheng emphasizes that for current period and some years in the future, general goal of the University is: to uphold firmly Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, fully implement educational thoughts and guidelines of the Party, adhere to “construction of five environments”, achieve quality development and featured development of the University, and embark on a pathway to “building a high level university with distinctive feature in information technology”. He then listed major missions for development of the University in the coming years: comprehensively implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of CPC and strengthening Party’s leadership in the University; focusing on the feature in the field of information technology and building a high level university with distinctive feature in information technology; more emphasis put on talent cultivation; raising the level of academic discipline construction and getting approved in doctoral degree programs; promoting academic research development and construction of research platforms in line with regional and national development strategy; deepening reform of human resources system; and actively investing more efforts in construction of the New Campus.
In the end Wang Yongsheng points out that the future few years would be a key period for the University to fully implement “construction of five environments”, achieve the goal of the 13th Five Year Plan, and facilitate long-term development of the University. It is a glorious mission with hard barriers ahead and serious responsibilities on shoulder. The whole University, guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and the leadership of CPC BISTU Committee, shall spare no efforts to construction of BISTU as a high level university with distinctive feature in information technology.
Deputy Secretary General Wang Xiuyan of CPC BISTU Committee delivers a working report on Guided by “Construction of Five Environments, Unite All Faculties and Staff, and Strive for Building a High Level University with Distinctive Feature in Information Technology”. It generalizes achievements of the first session of the Congress in respect of Party’s leadership, role of the Congress, democratic building at the University, responsibilities and reform of Labor Union, and development of the Union in past five years. It also clarifies future objectives and pathways in respect of enhancing representative systems of faculties and staff on university level and on level of various schools, facilitating consultative democracy, uniting all faculties and staff of the University to contribute to reform and construction of BISTU, conscientiously safeguarding interest of faculties and staff, and enhancing the role of the Union in all aspects.
Vice President Liu Yong delivers a financial report to the Congress, covering key issues like revenue and expenditure in all aspects in 2017, financial management in 2017, current problems existing in financial work of the University, and further thinking on future financial arrangement.
The Congress also submits in written form working report, financial report, and expenditure report of the Union to all representatives for discussion and audition.
After the opening ceremony, representative groups start to work on auditing working reports and other relating reports.