University Profile

Xiangtan University (XTU) is a comprehensive and national key university. The great man Mao Zedong, who was the main founder of the CPC, the country, and the people's army, initiated its establishment in 1958. On September 10, 1958, Chairman Mao inscribed the name of the university and bade university administrators to “do their best to make a success of it”. Since its founding, XTU has inherited the revolutionary traditions, conveying Chairman Mao’s affectionate attachment to his hometown and his earnest expectations of socialist education.

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Based on Great Leader Mao Zedong's expectation to build a university in his hometown, Xiangtan, Xiangtan University (XTU) was established. On September 10, 1958, the founding year...

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By the time of 2044, the 70th year after Xiangtan University restarted to admit students, it will have built itself into a modern university with high-quality education and distinct features in an all-round way.

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Current Administrators

Huang Yunqing

Secretary of the CPC Xiangtan University Committee


Zhou Yichun

Deputy Secretary of the CPC Xiangtan University Committee and President of Xiangtan University

Former Presidents & Secretaries