University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Board of Directors

Made up of 6 leaders from each university, the JI Board of Directors meets twice every year to review the development of JI and discuss the cooperation plan for the next step. Typical topics include JI progress on academics, faculty recruiting, research, facilities, student recruiting, budget, and international programs. The Board of Directors is the ultimate body for making all strategic and key decisions for the JI, including appointment of the Dean, tenure and promotion decisions.

University of Michigan

  • Mary Sue Coleman, President (Board Co-chair)
  • Martha E. Pollack, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Jack S. Hu, Interim Vice President for Research
  • David C. Munson JR., Dean of College of Engineering
  • James O. Woolliscroft, Dean of Medical School

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • Sixian Jiang, Chairman of the SJTU Council (Board Co-chair)
  • Jie Zhang, President
  • Zhongqin Lin, Deputy President
  • Lisa Xu, Vice President for Education
  • Hong Mei, Vice President for Research
  • Guoqiang Chen, Vice President for Medical Affairs