World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.

Council

Weifang Min

Member of the Council

Executive President of the Chinese Society for Education Development Strategies

Director and Professor of the Institute of Economics of Education (Peking University)

The author of over 100 papers on higher education issues, he took part in World Bank projects designed to improve education standards in many world regions, and served as the Vice President of Peking University at the time of Projects 985 and 211 (Chinese academic excellence initiatives similar to Russia’s Project 5-100).

Interests: state policies and regulation, economics and management of higher education.

Education

BA from Beijing Normal University (1982), two MAs (1984, 1985) and Ph.D. (1987) at Stanford (USA) in Educational Administration and Organizational Sociology.

Professional experience

2011 – present – Director and Professor of the Institute of Economics of Education and Institute of Higher Education (Peking University)

2011 – present – Executive President of the Chinese Society for Education Development Strategies

2002–2011 – Chairman of the Peking University Council

1996–2002 – Executive Vice-President of Peking University

1992 – present – Professor at Peking University

1992–2000 – Chairman of the Expert Panel of the World Bank Education Development Project in Poor Provinces of China

1991–1992 – Higher Education Specialist, World Bank HQ, Washington

Awards

  - National Award for Excellence in Teaching (China, 1991)

  - National Award for Higher Education Research (China, 1990)