Professor Xu Ningsheng Appointed President of Fudan


The representatives of the Organizational Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee came to Fudan and announced the decision appointing the new University President on October 24. Professor Xu Ningsheng will assume the position as Professor Yang Yuliang’s term of office ends. Professor Yang will no longer serve as President of Fudan due to his age. Mr. Du Yubo, Deputy Party Secretary and Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education, and the relevant leaders of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee attended the meeting and addressed the audience.

Professor Xu Ningsheng was born in July 1957 and joined the CPC in October 1999. He entered the workforce in October 1975 and obtained his doctoral degree in Physics and Electronic Engineering from Aston University in the United Kingdom. Professor Xu is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and before his position at Fudan, he served as President of Sun Yat-Sen University from December 2010.

by Feng Yuli