SSPU Council Meeting 2017 Held
On the afternoon of Sept. 28,
SSPU Council Meeting 2017 was held in the lecture hall of Academic Exchange
Center. The council members, guests of global partners, SSPU leaders Yu Tao,
Zou Longfei, Xu Yufa, heads of departments, offices, teaching and research
units, representatives of teachers and students, etc., attended the meeting.
The meeting was hosted by alumnus Bao Qifan, a famous model worker and the Chairman
of the Council.
President Yu Tao made a
welcome speech and the 2017 annual report of the Council. He reported the main
work of the university and the Council in the last year and the thinking of
running a Chinese-foreign cooperative school with SSPU as the Chinese cooperator.
President Yu Tao said the reform and development of the university could not be
carried out without thecouncil members' concern
and support. He thanked all the council members for the great contribution they
had made. He expected that the exchanges and cooperation with the institutions
where the council members work can be deepened and that related agreements shall
Witnessed by the members of
the council, the online course platform of Shanghai Polytechnic University was
formally launched. President Yu Tao, general manager Que Chao, the founder of
Chaoxing Group, Mr. Thomas Stone, President ofInstitute of Technology
Tallaght, Ireland, and Mr. Petri Raivo,President of Karelia University of
Applied Sciences, Finland, launched "the Online Course Platform of
Shanghai Polytechnic University". It is a cross-border, joint building and
resource sharing online course platform which was put forward by President Yu
Tao and the partner universities during Global Partnership Week 2016.
The meeting deliberated and
passed the recommendation of new council members. Chairman Bao Qifan awarded
the certificate of "Council Member of Shanghai Polytechnic
University" to Paul Wilson, General Manager of TAFE Queensland, Australia.
The council members and the representatives of global
partners discussed about the university’s reform, development and other
relevant issues at the meeting as well.