"A world-class university should have two core characteristics: one is that it has world-class teachers and students; the other is that it has a comprehensive system that provides support and efficient services for teachers to train talents and scientific research." Suzhou University President Zhu Xiulin It is believed that, as a comparative concept, world-class universities do not yet have a uniform standard internationally. To build a world-class university with Chinese characteristics, of course, it is necessary to lead the development of the school with world-class standards, but it is more important to have Chinese characteristics and play a good role in cultural heritage. "China has 5,000 years of Chinese civilization and Splendid culture, this is the soil, moisture, air, and sunlight we build a world-class university. "

What are world-class universities and world-class disciplines? The promulgation of the "General Plan" has led many university presidents to reexamine the profound connotation of "world-class" with Chinese characteristics in the new era.

Lin Jianhua believes that the government, the public, and universities may each have different demands and goals. A scientific and reasonable higher education system must be able to accommodate different demands in all aspects, and coordinate these interests and goals as much as possible. Rising, "By innovating the government's investment model for universities and giving sustainable, normalized, and stable growth inputs, China's modern higher education system can be improved."

"This is a mission-driven reform. Comprehensive reform is a continuation of previous reforms in Tsinghua, but it goes beyond previous reforms. It is driven by internal missions. To complete comprehensive reform, two forces must be exerted: the power of collective thinking And the power of collective action. "Qiu Yong commented on this comprehensive reform that concerns the fate of Tsinghua University's development in the second century.