Xi'an Polytechnic University

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Xi'an Polytechnic University
西安工程大学
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Established 1912[1]
Type Public Polytechnic
Chairman Yao Mu (姚穆)[2]
Chancellor Gao Yong (高勇)[2]
Students ~16,000[1]
Location Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Campus 1500 mu (2.25 km², 556 acres)[3]
Website http://www.xpu.edu.cn/
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Xi'an Polytechnic University (Chinese: 西安工程大学; pinyin: Xī'ān Gōngchéng Dàxué) is a college located in Xi'an, in the Shaanxi province, China.

History[edit]

Xi'an Polytechnic University was founded in 1912 as the machine-weaving facility of the Beijing High Industry School.[4] The school was approved in 1978 to set up the Northwest Textile Institute, one of the three national institutions controlled directly by the national Ministry of Textiles.[4] In 1998, control transferred to the Shaanxi Province Ministry of Education, and the name of the school was changed to Xi'an Polytechnic University in 2001.[1]

The engineering course is the leading major of the university. Other majors at the school include literature, management, economics, science, law, and education.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (Chinese) "School history". University official site. 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  2. ^ a b (Chinese) "School leadership". University official site. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-08-17. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  3. ^ (Chinese) "School profile". University official site. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-08-20. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  4. ^ a b c China Wool Textile Association (2006). "Organizers: 2006 China International Wool and Wool Textile Conference". 2006 China International Wool and Wool Textile Conference & IWTO Wool Forum. Retrieved 2007-08-28. 

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