On the afternoon of 11th May, 2022, the meeting of the Academic Committee of Chang'an University for Sino-foreign Cooperative Education in the Spring Semester of 2021 was held in the conference room on the fourth floor of the Hongyuan Teaching Building of the CDIC.A total of 19 people attended the meeting, including Wang Hainian, Dean of CDIC, Bai Qiang, Deputy Dean of CDIC , related leaders of Highway School, Automotive School, Transport Engineering School and CDIC, Paul Fanning, Provost of CDIC,Catherine MacKenzie, Deputy Provost of CDIC, CHD and UCD Programme Directors of Civil Engineering Infrastructure, Automotive Engineering and Transport City Planning and Environmental Policy programme and relevant staff from the Office of Academic Affairs of CDIC.
First of all, Wang Hainian expressed his gratitude to all the members for attending the meeting. He said that the Academic committee is an important organization which ensures the quality of teaching of Sino-foreign Cooperative Education at Chang 'an University. He hoped that all the committee members could play an active role, constantly innovate ideas and measures, deepen practical cooperation, maintain high quality education and teaching level, cultivate more high-level compound international elite talents, further improve the teaching quality of Sino-foreign cooperative education of the university, and make contributions to the construction of “double first-class” of the university.
At the meeting, both sides went through every item and made some revises on Chang’an-Dublin International College of Transportation (CDIC) Student Academic Management(Draft version). Key contents in the document had been voted and approved by both sides, and on the basis of regulations of two universities, the further combined administrative characteristics of both CHD and UCD fully embodied the features of Sino-foreign cooperative education and highlighted the devotion of cultivating international comprehensive talents.
Bai Qiang did a brief report on the recruitment of international English teachers: the Covid-19 pandemic had put a lot of pressure on the recruitment, however, both sides would endeavor to boost the process to ensure the teaching quality of English modules. At the meeting, the programme structures of Civil Engineering Infrastructure, Automotive Engineering and Transport City Planning and Environmental Policy, after being modified and approved by both CHD and UCD Programme Directors, had been signed off by both sides.Key items including grade-sign-off process, grade-sign-off deadline for Cohort 2018 and the degree awarding arrangement had been confirmed at the meeting.