On the morning of December 5, the Site Research Conference on Tuition Management of Shanghai Sino-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools was held in Pudong Campus, where members of the research group composed of leaders from Price Dispute Adjustment Department of Price Bureau of Municipal Development and Reform Commission, Taxation Department of Municipal Finance Bureau, Municipal Academy of Education Science, Municipal Education Evaluation Institute, Financial Department of Municipal Education Commission, and Higher Education Department attended the conference. The conference was mainly to understand the implementation of Sino-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools Tuition Management Measures, and conduct special research combined with the recently proposed application for approval of charging standards for newly approved Sino-Foreign Cooperation projects by Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance.
Gu Xiaomin, the vice president, firstly welcomed the members of the research group on behalf of the university. She introduced the development of the university, subject arrangement, financial technology, and the approval of the Financial Engineering (Financial technology direction) project applied by our university and New Jersey Institute of Technology, as well as the characteristics of New Jersey Institute of technology. She pointed out that Financial Science and Technology major in our university was a new major out of the catalogue approved by the Ministry of Education in 2018 and the first undergraduate major of financial science and technology in China. Besides, New Jersey Institute of Technology was the first tier institute of technology in the United States, which performed a good momentum with its comprehensive ranking from the 106th of last year to 97th place. What's more, the major of Financial Engineering (Financial technology direction) jointly applied by the two universities was the only Sino-Foreign cooperation in running schools project approved by the Ministry of Education in Shanghai in the second half of 2018, and also the only Sino-Foreign cooperation in running schools project approved related to financial science and technology, which just met the demand for financial science and technology talents in the construction of Shanghai international financial center and science and technology innovation center. After that, Zheng Fei, vice president of the School of Information Management, made a report on the cost calculation of Sino-US cooperation in running schools project.
At the conference, the members of the research group listened carefully to the report on the implementation of the Sino-Foreign cooperation in running schools tuition management measures, and introduced the background of Sino-Foreign cooperation in running schools charging management measures in 2018; in order to better connect with the construction of Shanghai's five centers, they would further improve and revise the charging management measures for Sino-Foreign cooperation in running schools in Shanghai, and plan to include the management of tuition fees for the newly established specialized projects of Sino-Foreign cooperation in running schools in the measure. The members of the research group recognized the development of financial science and technology in our university as well as the characteristics and highlights of Sino-US cooperation in running schools project of financial engineering, and asked the university to do the relative work perfectly involved with project urgency & necessity, laboratory construction of both project partners, international certification on finance, hardware, discipline construction, teacher building and other aspects, and to further improve the relevant application materials so as to be the basis for government decision.