In the afternoon of October 17th, the Seventh BJUT Alumni Association Council and the Fifth Education Foundation Council Meeting was held in the International Exchange Center in BJUT. The attendees included Zheng Jichun, Chairman of the University Council, Liu Gonghui, President of BJUT, Jiang Yijian, Executive Vice President of BJUT, Shen Qianfan and Wang Xiuyan, Deputy Chairman of the University Council, and Liu Jianping, Executive Vice President of BJUT. Members from the two councils and alumni representatives also attended this meeting.
This meeting was divided in two phases. For the first phase, the last meeting of the Sixth Alumni Association and the Fourth Education Foundation Council was presided over by Wang Xiuyan, Vice Chairman of the two councils,. She expressed her sincere gratitude and warm welcome to members and alumni who had contributed greatly to the development of the council. Empowered by the director of the two councils, Jin Feng, Chief of the International Cooperation and Liaison Office reported the work of the Sixth Alumni Association and the Fourth Education Foundation Council. Yang Songling, supervisor from the Sixth Board of Supervisors of the Alumni Association, and also supervisor from the Fourth Board of Supervisors of the Fourth Education Foundation Council read the auditory reports about the leadership transition and outgoing legal representatives. Supervisor Li Guojun reported the work of supervisors to the meeting.
For the second phase, the Seventh Alumni Association and the Fifth Education Foundation Council meeting was held for the first time. The meeting was presided over by Executive Vice President Jiang Yijian. The meeting elected members of the Seventh Alumni Association Council and the Fifth Education Foundation Council. For the Alumni Association Council, Liu Gonghui was elected as the chairman, Jiang Yijian as vice chairman, Jin Feng as the Secretary General and 19 other people were selected as executive members. For the Education Foundation Board, Zheng Jichun was elected as chairman, Jiang Yijian vice chairman, Jin Feng as the Secretary General. Feng Hong, Yang Songling and Fu Lixin were elected as the supervisors for both councils, and Feng Hong as the Head of the Board of Supervisors.
The newly-elected Chairman Liu Gonghui pointed out that BJUT had been paying much attention to the development and construction of the Alumni Association and highlighted its fruitful work and great contributions to BJUT as well as to the society in recent years. In the meantime, BJUT also called for the Alumni Association’s support and services for the development of Alumni careers.
The newly-elected Chairman Zheng Jichun emphasized that the Education Foundation, which was founded in 1994, was one of the earliest University Foundations in China, and that the new council would further optimize its organization system and operation mechanism, raise possible resources and strengthen its cooperation with other universities. It will ensure best management practices and best use of its raised funds. On the basis of honoring donors’ wishes and the principles of the Education Foundation, the maximum benefits would be achieved.