Delegation from CSU Visits UJN

Dec,14 2015  from:News Center

    University of Jinan (UJN), Dec  8,2015: On December 8, Dr. James A. Cooney, president of Colorado State University of America (CSU) with his delegation, accompanied by Vice Chairman of the Association of Science and Technology, visited UJN. UJN Vice President Wang BaoXian received the guests.

    Wang extended a warm welcome to the distinguished guests and reviewed UJN's development history, and highlighted areas of excellence of   UJN's disciplines . He said UJN lying in Jinan, the Capital of Shandong Province, is supported collaboratively by Provincial Government and the Ministry of Education and has been attached great importance by the governments at all levels.. Wang also mentioned UJN devoted much attention to this 2+2 programe cooperation with CSU. He expressed his hope that both sides would make joint efforts to expand the existing cooperation to other areas as well as deepen cooperation, raise standards and increase the scale.

    Both sides signed the agreement and the memorandum.

    CSU  Vice President James A .Cooney said he was very happy about this visiting to UJN and briefed  CSU  on the situation. Since 2008, CSU has cooperated  with some universities of the mainland in various fields. Until now , UJN is the only university in Shandong Province to build the cooperationship with CSU, which CSU attaches great importance to . CSU hopes to select excellent UJN students to come to USA to study,  providing every student  chosen to study in USA with 8500 $ per year . He expressed his wish to deepen the cooperation between SCU and UJN in the respective highlighted  areas to promote the friendship of both sides.

    During the meeting ,both sides signed a 2+2 student exchange agreement and a memorandum on the friendly cooperation.

    After the meeting , the delegation from CSU visited UJN School of Resources and Environment and communicated  with some UJN teachers.

  Colorado State University (also referred to as Colorado State and CSU) is a public research university located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado. CSU is a land-grant institution classified as a Carnegie Doctoral/RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity). CSU was founded as Colorado Agricultural College in 1870, six years before the Colorado Territory gained statehood. It was one of 68 land-grant colleges established under the Morrill Act of 1862. Doors opened to a freshman class of 1 student in 1879. The university is the state's land grant university, and the flagship university of the Colorado State University System.The current enrollment is approximately 32,236 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students[4] and the University is planning on having 35,000 students by 2020. The university has approximately 1,540 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments. Bachelor's degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with master's degrees in 55 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine.

    In fiscal year 2012, CSU spent $375.9 million on research and development, ranking 60th in the nation overall and 34th when excluding medical school spending.