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President Wang Jinsong Attends the 2011 Global Summit of University Presidents

published: 2011-05-27 17:06:29       hits: 

\On April 23rd, President Wang Jinsong attended 2011 Global Summit of University Presidents and the Centenary Celebration of Tsinghua University. Under the theme of Global Socio-economic\.

Development and Higher Education, presidents from more than 130 universities from almost 40 countries and regions had discussions. They considered the historical responsibility, mission and challenges faced by institutes of higher learning all over the world against the backdrop of globalization. On behalf of universities from five continents, presidents from Oxford University, UC Berkeley, University of Tokyo, University of Auckland and University of Cape Town gave excellent speeches.\\

The following morning, president Wang attended the Centenary Celebration of Tsinghua University held in the Great Hall of the People. State and Party leaders including President Hu Jintao, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang also attended the celebration.