The population in China is 1.4 billion, and its higher education system is the largest in the world too. The country has more than 3,000 colleges and universities where more than 40 million students are enrolled. Since 1998, several plans have been launched to develop a small group of elite institutions into world-class universities. In this webinar, three American scholars who have been involved in the development efforts will give us their perspectives on the rise of Chinese universities towards world class.
John E. Hopcroft
IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science, Cornell University; member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Jeffrey S. Lehman
Inaugural Vice Chancellor of NYU Shanghai.
Jay S. Siegel
Provost, Fulbright University-Vietnam; Chair, International Advisory Board SPST, Tianjin University; Former Dean of the School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Tianjin University.
Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management and Professor, Global Economics and Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.