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
  • Philip J. Hanlon, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Stephen R. Forrest, Vice President for Research
  • David C. Munson JR., Dean of College of Engineering
  • James O. Woolliscroft, Dean of Medical School
  • Terrence J. McDonald, Dean of College of Literature, Science & Arts

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • Dexiu Ma, Chairwoman of the SJTU Council
  • Jie Zhang, President
  • Zhongqin Lin, Deputy President
  • Zhen Huang, Vice President for Education
  • Guoqiang Chen, Vice President for Medical Affairs