Discipline construction is an important work of improving university's core-competitiveness and social service. This year, Earth Science and Computer Science are listed as two provincial first-rate special constructive disciplines. CUIT is also taken as a new construction unit to grant the doctoral degree by Sichuan Provincial Academic Committee and the Department of Education, marking our university's discipline construction entered a new stage. On October 26, 2016, the 65th anniversary of CUIT, our university convened a symposium entitled Promote the Overall Construction of Double First-rate Discipline, Construct a High-Level Information Technology University, exploring new goals and new requirements of the discipline construction at the new starting point. Besides, this report was conducted by Lai Tingqian, President of Party Committee and leaders of universities and different departments as well as representatives of scientific research groups attended this meeting.
At the meeting, President Zhou Jiliu made a report entitled as Comprehensively Promote the Construction of First-class Discipline, Blow the Horn to Become a High-level University, Zhou meticulously interpreted the connotation of discipline and specialty, clarified the important role of discipline construction, reviewed the history , achievements, and analyze the existing gap at present; Meanwhile, he pointed out the new goal at the new starting point and put forward new requirements for cadres and teaching staff.
Fan Guangzhou, Dean of the Atmospheric Science College made a speech entitled Based on Constructions of Talent Squads to Propel Establishment of First-rate Disciplines and Doctor Station. He Jia, Dean of the Computer Science College made a speech entitled Propel the Establishment of First-rate Disciplines and Doctor Stations with Platform Building as a Handle. Zhu Sheng, Dean of the Statistics College made a speech entitled Strengthen Constructions of the Disciplines of Statistics with Social Service as a Handle.
At the end, Lai Tingqian, President of Party Committee, made a summary about the conference, in which he approved three disciplines for their work and effects on constructions. The overall propelling of discipline-construction has promoted establishment of faculty squads, improved quality of talent-cultivation, and forwarded specific development of traditional disciplines. Lai stated that leaders at all levels and all teachers should follow new goals and orders proposed by President Zhou to accelerate constructions of open and specific high-level university of information technology.