New Requirements and Challenges for Chinese University Presidents in the Construction of an Innovative Country

Yake Cao
2009 International Journal of Business and Management  
University presidents have become a special group worth studying. With the implementation of college education reform, some topics are discussed extensively such as the ideals, values, missions and obligations of the university. As a result, the special group closely related to the university's fate, university presidents, deserves a profound exploration. In this article, the germ of some ideas about their missions and obligations will be put forward. It has been revealed in the history and the
more » ... the history and the reality of the university that a university has to rely on its president's administrative ability to exist and develop as well as its teachers' creativity. Therefore, the issue of university presidents can not be neglected in any nation who puts much importance on the strategy of developing itself through that of universities. According to the experience of those world-class universities, an excellent president comes first on the list of important factors for the construction of a first-class university. With the establishment of the goal to construct an innovative country as well as the implementation of the strategy of building up the nation with independent innovations in China, how should we do to maximize the value of our university presidents.
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v4n7p68 fatcat:owhmce4gxngwjiqiexgorcqvni