To make progress is to create the future. At 8:30 a.m., on October 15th, Yuncheng University’s second Congress of the Communist Party of China was held in Hedong Lecture Hall, and many leaders were invited to attend the opening ceremony. They are Zhang Peiliang, deputy secretary of Working Committee of the Provincial Colleges, Yang Wenbin, deputy director of Organization Department of the Provincial Party Committee, Kong Zhibin, minister of Organization Department of Working Committee of Provincial Colleges, Wei Chao, principal staff member of the group of Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection in the Provincial College Work Committee, Wang Ruibao, Yuncheng Municipal deputy secretary and secretary of City Education Working Committee, Chen Zhuqin, deputy mayor of Yuncheng People’s Government, Lu Shengli, director general of Yuncheng Bureau of Education and deputy secretary of City Education Working Committee, and Wang Jimin, secretary of Yuncheng Yanhu District Committee, etc. 150 official representatives, 14 nonvoting delegates attended the meeting. The opening ceremony was chaired by Comrade Zhang Fengqin.
Yuncheng University’s Second Congress of the Communist Party of China is an important meeting at the crucial period which our university welcomes 19th CPC National Congress and strives to promote the reform and development of our university. The theme and task of the conference is to hold high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, comprehensively implement the spirit of the 18th CPC National Congress and Party’s Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Plenary Sessions, thoroughly study and practice the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speeches and the new concept, ideas and strategies of governing the country, fully implement the basic task of setting high moral values and cultivating person, carefully carry out “One Guide, Two Persistence”, the great idea and requirement of provincial Party committee, sum up the accomplishments from the Yuncheng University’s First Congress, elected a new party committee and the commission for discipline inspection, make a scientific plan for the goals and the main tasks of the next five years or even longer period, fully motivate vitality of school management to comprehensively enhance the level of running a school, and make efforts to build our school a distinctive high-level application-oriented local university.
Comrade Xue Yaowen delivered an opening speech. He pointed out that Yuncheng University’s Second Congress of the Communist Party of China is a major event in the political life of our Communist Party members, teachers and students, is also a major event to be recorded in history, and it must have an important and far-reaching impact on the reform and development of our university. It is hoped that good atmosphere with the sense of responsibility and cultivation will be formed in our school through the Party congress to further unify the thought, enhance self-confidence and boost morale. It is hoped that all representatives from the overall situation of our school seriously consider the “two committees” work report and rightly exercise representative rights to vote the new “two committees” team for the development of our school to provide a strong political and organizational security. It is hoped that all the Communist Party members, teachers and students consider this Party congress as a new starting point to go all out into the school’s various undertakings for the construction of distinctive high-level application-oriented local university.
Zhang Peiliang, deputy secretary of Working Committee of the Provincial Colleges delivered a speech. He expressed warm congratulations and good wishes for the convening of the conference on behalf of the Provincial Work Committee for Colleges and Universities and the Provincial Education Department. He hoped that the meeting will become a conference to open up a new realm of party building, lay a foundation, and promote democracy and build consensus. He said that the Provincial Work Committee for Colleges and Universities and the Provincial Education Department will, as always, care and support Yuncheng University’s reform and development. It is hoped that we will fulfill our mission with one heart and one mind to bring this conference into a meeting with unity of thinking and firm confidence, a spirit of excitement, a cohesive power, forging ahead into the future, seeking common development, and making another splendid achievement. Yuncheng University will insist on meet the challenges of the new period to fulfill all the objectives and tasks together.
Wang Ruibao, Yuncheng Municipal deputy secretary pointed out that Yuncheng University is a pearl on the Hedong Culture, and it has made outstanding contributions to the development of local economy. He hoped that Yuncheng University considers this Party Congress as a new start to pay more attention to strengthen moral education and cultivate people and strive to cultivate builders and successors for the cause of socialism, to pay more attention to the connotation development and solidly promote the construction of distinctive high-level application-oriented local university, to pay more attention to serve the society and actively integrate and support local economic and social development, to pay more attention to the Party building, continue to enhance the ability and level of Party committee’s governing party and school management, and strive to open a new journey of reform and development.
Comrade Yao Jihuan, on behalf of the Party committee, made a work report to the conference, entitled “Adhere to guide by Party building, focus on connotative development, deepen the comprehensive reform, speed up the transformation system, and work hard for the construction of distinctive high-level application-oriented local university”. To hold high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, comprehensively implement the spirit of the 18th CPC National Congress and Party’s Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Plenary Sessions, thoroughly study and practice the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speeches and the new concept, ideas and strategies of governing the country, carefully carry out “One Guide, Two Persistence”, the great idea and requirement of provincial Party committee, closely embrace the basic task of setting high moral values and cultivating person, Party committee’s work report practically reviewed and summarized achievements and experience from the first Party Congress, made an objective analysis of the current development situation, and profoundly pointed out the main problems of existence. The report put forward to strengthen a school-running direction (socialist orientation for running a school), cling to the two strategic starting points (Party building and connotative development), achieve leaping development of three steps, and adhere to the four guiding principles for running a school (localization, application-oriented, internationalization, and informatization); it put forward that Party building work should always adhere to plan from five aspects which are ideological, organizational, work style, institutional, and anti-corruption building. Our university should speed up the transition system, vigorously implement six plans, including, “building campus culture”, “gathering the talents”, “making progress”, “making achievements”, “strengthening the foundation” and “fast development” to make our school’s connotative and characteristic development come true.
Comrade Zhang Yumin, on behalf of the Discipline Inspection Commission of Yuncheng University, made a work report to the conference, entitled “Adhere to the responsibility, enhance supervision and discipline, and strive to create a new situation of building a clean government and anti-corruption in our school”. This work report of the Commission for Discipline Inspection summed up the work of the past six years, made a realistic analysis of the existing problems, and put forward the work ideas and key work suggestions of the next five years. First, strengthen the “four kinds of consciousness”, improve the political stance, and focus on maintaining the authority of the Party Central Committee. Second, focus on the main work, carry the supervisory responsibility, and focus on maintaining the Party Constitution, rules and disciplines. Third, carry out the “four forms” and discipline first, and focus on building a good political ecology. Fourth, keep in mind “self-construction” to strengthen self-building, focus on forging loyal and clean team.
During the meeting, all delegates listened to and considered the report of the “two committees” with a high sense of responsibility, sense of mission and full political enthusiasm. We unite together, offer advice and suggestions, jointly painted Yuncheng University’s beautiful blueprint of reform and development in the next five years and mid-and-long term.
At 14 o’clock, the meeting entered the election stage. After pre-election and formal elections, 150 official representatives seriously filled in the vote and solemnly cast their own sacred vote. The new members of Party committee and Commission for Discipline Inspection were elected, and the decisions of work reports from Party committee and Commission for Discipline Inspection were passed.
At 17 o’clock, the meeting successfully completed the agenda. Comrade Xue Yaowen presided over the closing ceremony. Comrade Yao Ji Huan made a closing speech. He spoke highly of this Party Congress, and expressed amiable praise and heartfelt thanks to all delegates, attendees and the staff who work hard for the meeting on behalf of the new Party committee and the Commission for Discipline Inspection. He hoped that all of us could constantly promote our school to a higher stage of development though firm confidence, inspiring spirit, solid work, sense of responsibility, and braveness to difficulties. On how to implement the spirit of the Party Congress, he asked the whole staff to unify our thoughts and actions and the spirit of the Party Congress through deep and accurate understanding; he asked the whole staff to quickly begin learning and spreading this spirit through high attention and careful organization; he asked the whole staff to ensure that we would fulfill all aims and tasks which had decided by this meeting through firm confidence and solid work. He said affectionately that only the first one and brave one can take the lead in competition. The time is calling us, and the mission is encouraging us. At the beginning of the new history, let us join hands and work closely around the Party Central, which is centered on Comrade Xi Jinping, and continue to emancipate the mind and keep pace with it, and work hard for building our school a distinctive high-level application-oriented local university.
The conference came to an end in the majestic “Internationale” melody.