BNU Signs Cooperative Agreement With Capital Medicine University
On the afternoon of May 16, 2011, a ceremony was held at Capital Medicine University to observe the signing of a cooperative agreement between Capital Medicine University and BNU. BNU President Zhong Binglin addressed those in attendance. The director of the Department of Higher Education sector for the Ministry of Education, Zhang Daliang, BNU vice presidents Ge Jianping and Han Zhen, President’s Assistant Cao Weidong, Secretary of the Party Committee of Capital Medicine University, Li Ming, President Lv Zhaofeng, Vice President Xian Fuhua, and executives from the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and the Education Committee of Beijing attended the signing ceremony. President Zhong Binglin and President Lv Zhaofeng of Capital Medicine University signed the agreement as representatives of the two schools.
In his address, President Zhong pointed out in that, propelled by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and by the Education Committee of Beijing, the two universities were signing the agreement to strengthen all-around cooperation on discipline building and cultivating. This act followed not only the Long educational system in training medical science students made by the Ministry of Education, but also the policy “Hand-in-hand construction between Subordinate Universities of Ministry of Education and municipal universities” made by the Education Committee of Beijing, and it would contribute to exchanges on the arts, sciences, medicine, and other disciplines, promote the co-constructing and sharing of high-quality education resources, boost mutual development, improve the level of operations of both schools, cultivate quality, and build a favorable platform and bridge for the cross-cultivation of talent.
In his speech, president Lv Zhaofeng said that cooperation between the two schools would help to broaden horizons, promote discipline strength in the fields of management, law, literature, and science. He said this cooperation would embrace the idea of employing excellent BNU professors as adjunct professors, with students taking arts, science, and social science courses as electives at BNU, as well as offering other means to improve students' comprehensive abilities and encouraging them to strive for the top echelon of basic medical education. He said he expected the two schools to explore a new path in terms of building disciplines, cultivating and doing scientific research.
During the ceremony, Zhang Daliang, Director of the Ministry of Education, congratulated the two signatories and offered his ardent hope for further promotion of exchange and cooperation.
Vice President Han Zhen and Vice President Xian Fuhua of Capital Medicine University introduced the main points of the Cooperative Framework Agreement. The two schools will strengthen the building of disciplines, join together to select course material, share teacher talent, foment student interaction, foster communication between the teaching and management teams, teaching skill training, and promote campus culture, communication, and cooperation in other areas according to the principles of equality and mutual trust, mutual benefit, and mutual assistance, so as to realize the organic integration of the two schools in the arts, sciences, medicine, and other disciplines, which will in turn create a win-win situation for both.
(Dean's Office, Department of Discipline Planning and Construction)