Beijing, 6th January, 2017 (BISTU)--- When Spring comes, it is the time to start a new year. Xiaoying Campus of BISTU witnesses 2017 New Year’s Party, hosted by Vice President Liu Xiaoyi, for the Retired attended by all university senior administration members, directors of divisions, and retired faculties and staff.
Chairman of University Council Wang Chuanliang, on behalf of BISTU, extends warmest greetings and best wishes to all retired faculties and staff. In his address, Wang Chuanliang says that the retired are invaluable assets of the University. Respect of them shows the respect to history and fine traditions of BISTU. In the coming new year, the University will carry forward the fine tradition of respecting the seniors, loving the seniors, and protecting the seniors. Policies regarding welfare of them will be seriously carried out and implemented so as to make it possible for the seniors to enjoy their life. Wang Chuanliang and President Wang Yongsheng make a bow to all retired faculties and staff and wish them the best. They also present New Year’s mascot to the seniors.
Looking back to the past year, we are filled with the happiness of harvest. Looking forward to the coming new year, the beautiful future is so inspiring. Wang Chuanliang and Wang Yongsheng deliver warm speeches to all. Wang Chuanliang conveys the spirit of the Sixth Plenary Session of 18th CPC Central Committee and National Conference on Ideological and Political Work in Higher Educational Institutions and makes a report on arrangements and achievements BISTU has made. He also introduces key projects the University has done in the past year, including confirmation of “five environments construction” strategy, raising the objective of extraordinary leaps-and-bounds development, and service-oriented development which serves Beijing municipality. In his speech, Wang Chuanliang covers issues relating to studies on the theoretical and practical issues of party building and breakthroughs that the University has made in respect of new campus construction and staff development.
President Wang Yongsheng in his speech introduces the 13th Five-Year Plan and long-term planning of the University, the talent-driven strategy that the University faces bravely all difficulties to produce ice-breakers and deepen reform on human resources system, and development of the University in respect of research funding, research projects, research platform construction, and enhancement of research competence. He also talks about the new practices and latest progresses that BISTU has taken and achieved in innovation of education mode, improvement of education quality, and education of innovation and entrepreneurship of students. His speech discusses strategy of educational globalization as well as the efforts and breakthroughs that BISTU has achieved in respect of new campus construction, improvement of people’s life, and improvement of students’ halls.
Wang Chuanliang and Wang Yongsheng emphasize in their speeches that in the coming year, the University will follow the guidance of “five environments construction” and the positioning of Beijing as “Four centers” to enhance quality of education and deepen reform and innovation. The University is firmly convinced that extraordinary leaps-and-bounds development will be realized. They sincerely hope that all retired faculties and staff could support and care about development of the University as always and their suggestions and advice are more than welcome.