President of Tsinghua University

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The President of Tsinghua University is the chief administrator of Tsinghua University, a major public academic institution of higher learning, located in Beijing, capital of the People's Republic of China. Each is appointed by and is responsible to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, who delegate to him or her the day-to-day running of the university.

The university's current President is Qiu Yong, who formerly served as Deputy President of Tsinghua University in December 2009 and received his Ph.D. in 1994 in chemistry from Tsinghua University.

Presidents of Tsinghua University[edit]

Period Year Photo President (English name) President (Chinese name) Alma mater Ref
Tsinghua College February 1911 - April 1912 Zhou Ziqi.jpg Zhou Ziqi 周自齐 Columbia University
April 1912 - October 1912 Tang Guoan.jpg Tang Guoan 唐国安 [1] Yale University
October 1912 - August 1913
The Logo of Tsinghua Hua School, in 1925.png
Tsinghua School
August 1913 - October 1913 Zhao Guocai.jpg Zhao Guocai 赵国材 St. John's University, Shanghai
Cornell University
University of Wisconsin System
August 1913 - January 1918 Zhou Yichun.jpg Zhou Yichun 周诒春 St. John's University, Shanghai
Cornell University
Yale University
January 1918 - July 1918 Zhao Guocai.jpg Zhao Guocai 赵国材 St. John's University, Shanghai
Cornell University
University of Wisconsin System
January 1918 Fan Yuanlian.jpg Fan Yuanlian 范源濂 Tokyo Normal College
April 1918 - January 1920 Zhang Yuquan.jpg Zhang Yuquan 张煜全 Yale University
University of California
Peiyang University
University of Tokyo
30 January 1920 Luo Zhongyi.jpg Luo Zhongyi 罗忠诒 University of Cambridge
February 1920 - August 1920 Yan Heling.jpg Yan Heling 严鹤龄 St. John's University, Shanghai
Columbia University
August 1920 - April 1922 Jin Bangzheng2.jpg Jin Bangzheng 金邦正 Cornell University
Lehigh University
October 1921 - April 1922 John Wong-Quincey.jpg John Wong-Quincey 王文显 University of London
Yale University
April 1922 - May 1924 Cao Yunxiang.jpg Cao Yunxiang 曹云祥 St. John's University, Shanghai
Yale University
University of London
May 1924 - January 1928
January 1928 - April 1928 Yan Heling.jpg Yan Heling 严鹤龄 St. John's University, Shanghai
Columbia University
April 1928 - June 1928 Wen Yingxing.jpg Ying-Hsing Wen 温应星 Virginia Military Institute
United States Military Academy
June 1928 Yu Rixuan.jpg Stewart Yui 余日宣 Huachung University
Princeton University
University of Wisconsin System
June 1928 - September 1928 Mei Yiqi.jpg Mei Yiqi 梅贻琦 Worcester Polytechnic Institute
The Logo of National Tsing Hua University.svg
National Tsinghua University
August 1928 - May 1930 Luo Jialun 罗家伦 Peking University
Princeton University
Columbia University
University of London
Humboldt University of Berlin
University of Paris
June 1930 Qiao Wanxuan 乔万选 Tsinghua University
Columbia University
University of Wisconsin System
April 1931 - October 1931 Wu Nanxuan.jpg Nan-hsuan M. Woo 吴南轩 University of California
July 1931 - September 1931 Weng Wenhao.jpg Weng Wenhao 翁文灏 Catholic University of Leuven (1834–1968)
September 1931 - December 1931 Ye Qisun 叶企孙 Tsinghua University
University of Chicago
Harvard University
October 1931 - July 1937 Mei Yiqi.jpg Mei Yiqi 梅贻琦 Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Changsha Temporary University August 1937 - February 1938
National Southwestern Associated University May 1938 - July 1946
National Tsinghua University August 1946 - December 1948

Tsinghua University
December 1948 - May 1949 Feng Youlan.jpg Feng Youlan 冯友兰 Peking University
Columbia University
May 1949 - June 1952 Ye Qisun 叶企孙 Tsinghua University
University of Chicago
Harvard University
June 1952 - October 1952 Liu Xianzhou.jpg Liu Xianzhou 刘仙洲 University of Hong Kong
December 1952 - June 1966 Jiang Nanxiang 蒋南翔 Tsinghua University
9 June 1966 - January 1972 Red Guards 文化大革命工作组等
25 January 1969 - January 197 Zhang Rongwen 张荣温
January 1972 - October 1976 Chi Qun 迟群
April 1977 - June 1978 Liu Da 刘达 Beijing period of Fu Jen Catholic University
June 1978 - May 1983
May 1983 - October 1988 Gao Jingde 高景德 Northwestern Polytechnical University
October 1988 - January 1994 Zhang Xiaowen 张孝文 Tsinghua University
January 1994 - April 2003 Wang Dazhong 王大中 Tsinghua University
RWTH Aachen University
April 2003 - February 2012 Gu Binglin 顾秉林 Tsinghua University
Aarhus University
[2]
February 2012 - March 2015 Chen Jining 陈吉宁 Tsinghua University
Brunel University London
Imperial College London
[3]
March 2015 Qiu Yong 邱勇 Tsinghua University [4]

Communist Party Secretaries of Tsinghua University[edit]

Period Year Photo Communist Party Secretary (English name) Communist Party Secretary (Chinese name) Alma mater Ref

Tsinghua University
March 1949 - March 1950 Peng Peiyun 彭珮云 Nanjing University
Tsinghua University
March 1950 - September 1953 He Dongchang 何东昌 National Southwestern Associated University
September 1953 - May 1956 Yuan Yongxi 袁永熙 Communist University of the Toilers of the East
May 1956 - January 1972 Jiang Nanxiang 蒋南翔 Tsinghua University
10 January 1970 - January 1972 Yang Dezhong 杨德中
January 1972 - October 1976 Chi Qun 迟群
April 1977 - July 1982 Liu Da 刘达 Beijing period of Fu Jen Catholic University
July 1982 - February 1984 Lin Ke 林克 Anti Japanese Military and Political University
February 1984 - September 1988 Li Chuanxin 李传信 National Southwestern Associated University
Tsinghua University
September 1988 - September 1995 Fang Huijian 方惠坚 Tsinghua University
September 1995 - February 2002 He Meiying 贺美英
February 2002 - December 2008 Chen Xi 陈希 Tsinghua University
December 2008 - November 2013     Hu Heping 胡和平 Tsinghua University  
December 2013 - Chen Xu 陈旭 Tsinghua University

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meng Fanmao (2010-11-08). "谈唐国安". Tsinghua University (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
  2. ^ Personal home page on www.TsingHua.edu.cn Archived 2011-06-03 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "State Council Appoints Dr. Chen Jining President Tsinghua University". Tsinghua University. 2012-02-21. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02.
  4. ^ "State Council Appoints Dr. Qiu Yong President of Tsinghua University". Tsinghua University. 2015-03-26.

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