Jining University is a provincial full-time general undergraduate institution of higher learning, located in Qufu, a famous historical and cultural city in the world, the birthplace of Confucian culture, the hometown of Confucius, and the holy city of the East. The school can be traced back to the Teng County Special Area Cadre Cultural Remedial School founded in 1951. It was formerly known as Jining Teachers College. In March 2007, it was upgraded to Jining College with the approval of the Ministry of Education. In November 2008, the reorganization system of Qufu Normal School, a century-old famous school founded in 1905, was incorporated.
The school is rooted in the hometown of Confucius and Mencius, bathed in the Confucianism of the Holy Land, adhering to the school motto of "learning, prudence, and doing good deeds", forming the school spirit of "sincere and simple, seeking truth and innovation", and the teaching style of "teaching others tirelessly, honesty and learning". And the study style of "learning without getting tired of learning, and asking for recent thoughts". The school adheres to the school-running philosophy of "student-oriented, teacher-first, and local service", focusing on the school-running goal of building a high-quality application-oriented university, adhering to the school-running path of industry-education integration and school-enterprise cooperation, and vigorously implementing undergraduate teaching quality and teaching reform projects , and strive to improve the quality of application-oriented talent training. For decades, the chorus has not stopped, and it has been passed down from generation to generation. The school has trained more than 100,000 qualified talents for the party and the country, and has made important contributions to local economic and social development. It has been rated as the national advanced unit of mass sports, provincial Civilized unit, provincial excellent unit of moral education work in colleges and universities, provincial advanced collective of teaching management, provincial advanced collective of education admissions examination, provincial advanced unit of enterprise-school cooperation, provincial advanced unit of social practice of college students, provincial greening demonstration unit and other honorary titles.
The school is blessed with Confucian culture and red culture resources. The campus of the College of Elementary Education (formerly Qufu Normal School) is located in the ancient city of Ming Dynasty in Qufu, with the Confucian Temple in the west and the Confucius Mansion in the north. In 1926, the earliest CPC organization in the southwestern Shandong area was established in the school - the Shandong Provincial Second Division Branch of the CPC. In 1929, progressive teachers and students staged the national anti-feudal historical drama "Zi Jian Nanzi". In 1931, the organization of the teachers and students of the Seventh School of Lunan in Yanzhou to stop the car and demanded to go south to petition the anti-Japanese incident shook the whole country. Chu Tunan, vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the Sixth National People's Congress and former chairman of the Central Committee of the Democratic League, once taught here. Wan Li, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People's Congress and former Vice Premier of the State Council, studied and engaged in revolutionary activities here. The former minister of the Ministry of Culture, the famous poet He Jingzhi, and the famous writer Wu Boxiao studied here.
The school covers an area of 1,738 acres, with a school building area of 616,400 square meters. There are 22,407 full-time general undergraduate and junior college students. There are 18 teaching units, 50 undergraduate majors and 23 junior college majors, covering 9 university disciplines including economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management, and art. The library currently has 1.93 million paper books, 1,200 current paper periodicals, more than 1.03 million electronic books, 2.05 million electronic journals, and 46 electronic resource databases for subscription. The school has complete modern teaching facilities and experimental equipment, and the total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is 151 million yuan. The school's "smart campus" construction is leading in the country, and the informatization and intelligent construction of education and teaching ranks among the top universities in Shandong Province. It was awarded the country's first "smart campus construction demonstration school" by the China Educational Technology Association, and 129 "smart classrooms" have been built and opened. , which can meet the needs of 12,000 students at the same time. The school has implemented a campus landscape improvement project. The campus is surrounded by greenery, rockery and curved ponds, with an elegant environment and pleasant scenery.
Centering on the cultivation of applied talents, the school actively adapts to the needs of industry and regional economic and social development, adjusts and optimizes the professional structure, and forms a discipline and professional system with outstanding teacher education advantages and distinctive applied discipline characteristics. The school actively connects with the "top ten" industries in Shandong Province, Jining's strategic emerging industries and traditional advantageous industries, and has focused on creating 11 high-level application-oriented majors (groups) such as chemical industry, electromechanical, information, finance, biology, materials, and teacher education. Among them, chemical engineering and technology, mechanical design, manufacturing and automation, and biological engineering majors (groups) are high-level application-oriented project construction majors (groups) in Shandong Province. There are 8 provincial characteristic majors, 6 provincial first-class majors, 2 pilot majors of the provincial excellent talent training plan, and 2 majors of the provincial application-oriented talent training professional development support plan project. There are 7 provincial first-class courses, 24 provincial excellent courses, 15 provincial college curriculum alliance online courses, and 1 provincial ideological and political demonstration course. The school has continuously strengthened its advantages in teacher education, increased investment in teacher education, established a "Teacher Education College", and built a "Teacher Education Training Center" with high standards. Since 2018, it has won 12 provincial teaching reform research projects and 7 provincial higher education teaching outstanding achievement awards. The school is approved by the Provincial Department of Education as a joint training base for postgraduates in Shandong Province and a master's degree granting cultivation and construction unit. It has signed postgraduate joint training agreements with universities such as Qufu Normal University and Qingdao University of Science and Technology.
The school continues to promote the strategy of strengthening the school with talents, implements the "100 Outstanding Talents" support plan, and insists on introducing and nurturing to continuously expand the team of high-level talents. There are 1212 faculty members, including 152 doctors, 681 masters, 85 senior titles and 316 associate senior titles. There are 51 part-time postgraduate tutors, 5 enjoying the special allowance of the State Council, 5 teaching teachers in Shandong Province, 3 young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions in Shandong Province, and 11 young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions in Jining City. There are 3 provincial teaching teams, 2 Huang Danian-style teacher teams in provincial colleges and universities, 1 provincial college superior discipline talent team, and 6 provincial college youth innovation teams.
The school attaches great importance to the education work of industry-university-research cooperation, and has successively signed talent training cooperation agreements with Qingdao Yinggu, Shandong Zhibo, Shandong Zhongxing, BMI Huijun (Shanghai) and other enterprises to increase enterprises’ in-depth participation in professional talent training, and jointly build 27 professional directions such as software outsourcing, cloud computing and big data, and virtual reality technology. The school innovates the talent training model, establishes an applied talent training base in Jining National High-tech Industrial Development Zone, and builds a platform for students' professional growth. The school integrates innovation and entrepreneurship education into the whole process of talent training, and has built 488 off-campus practice teaching bases. Since 2018, students of our school have won 606 awards in academic competitions above the provincial level, innovation and entrepreneurship, and science and technology culture competitions, forming a strong atmosphere of innovation and entrepreneurship.
The school adheres to the concept of strengthening the school through scientific research, closely focuses on the major strategic needs of the country and the region, condenses the advantages of disciplines, and highlights the characteristics of scientific research. Vigorously strengthen the construction of discipline platforms, with 2 provincial key disciplines, 2 provincial university key laboratories, 2 provincial "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan" university scientific research innovation platforms, 1 provincial demonstration engineering technology research center, and Jining City Engineering Technology Research Center There are 5 centers and 1 key laboratory in Jining City. Established the Intelligent Manufacturing Research Institute, the Safety Engineering Technology Center, the Basic Discipline Construction and Theoretical Research Center, the Resource Development and High-Value Utilization Engineering Center, and the "Jining University 3D Printing Research Institute" and "Jining University Targeted Drug Research Institute". . "Jining College Life Science Experiment Center" was rated as Shandong Province Popular Science Education Base and selected as Shandong Province Popular Science Demonstration Project. "Confucius Family Learning Research Base" and "Jining College Library" were approved as Shandong Province Social Science Popularization Education Base. Since 2018, 117 national, provincial and ministerial scientific research projects have been approved; 870 papers have been published, including 512 in core journals, more than 300 in SCI, EI, SSCI, etc.; 85 authorized PCT international patents and Chinese invention patents pieces. In the February 2021 natural index list, the school's comprehensive discipline ranks 166th among universities in the mainland and 13th in Shandong Province. Among them, the chemistry discipline ranks 129th in mainland universities and 12th in Shandong Province.
The school actively serves the local area, actively connects with Jining's development goals of building a "manufacturing strong city" and building a modern industrial system, and strives to build an ecosystem of "government-school-enterprise interaction, industry-university-research integration". Signed a school-site strategic cooperation agreement with the Jining Municipal People's Government and other local governments, and co-hosted the "Cooperation, Win-Win and Integrated Development" school-site matchmaking meeting with the Jining Manufacturing City Construction Headquarters to further deepen school-enterprise cooperation. Jointly build "Jining Targeted Antitumor Drug Research Institute" with Jining High-tech Zone Management Committee, build industry college with Donghong Group, Hengxin Group, Shandong Netshang Technology Group, and jointly build industry with Focus Freda and Shandong Century Sunshine The research institute has jointly built a professional technology innovation platform with Jining Industrial Technology Research Institute, and has signed industry-university-research cooperation with China Coal Group, Shandong Public Environmental Protection Group, Shandong Luthai Holding Group, Chenxin Pharmaceutical and other industries, enterprises and institutions. More than 60 agreements or technical contracts.
The school has always adhered to open schools and actively connected with the national "One Belt, One Road" development strategy. It has successively cooperated with more than 40 universities and scientific research institutions in Russia, Ukraine, Thailand, the Philippines and other countries, as well as in Taiwan, China, in exchange of teachers, mutual recognition of credits and training of international students. The school has carried out multi-form, in-depth and wide-ranging cooperation and exchanges, and the school's international school-running level has steadily improved.
Looking back on the past, there are mountains and forests; looking to the future, Yuru Yucheng. The school will adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, conscientiously implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Plenary Sessions of the 19th Central Committee, and implement the fundamental task of building morality and cultivating people. , implement the new development concept, integrate into the new development pattern, further promote the connotative development, continuously improve the school management ability and school running level, and strive to build the school into a high-quality application-oriented university that is clean, political, harmonious, and full of vitality.