Current Leadership

Cao Weidong

Secretary of the Party Committee and President of BSU

Cao Weidong, male, was born in Funing County, Jiangsu in May 1968 with Han nationality. As a member of the Communist Party of China, doctor, professor and doctoral tutor, he serves as Secretary of the Party Committee and President of Beijing Sport University, Director of the Cadres Training Center of and Dean of the Coach College of General Administration of Sport of China, and Vice President of the Party School of the General Administration of Sport of China.

He successively served as Deputy Dean of School of Chinese Language and Literature of Beijing Normal University (BNU), Director of Party Committee Propaganda Department (News Center) of BNU, Director of Party Committee Office/President’s Office of BNU, assistant to the President of BNU and Vice President of BNU, and President of Beijing International Studies University.

He successively studied at the Institutes of Spanish Languages and Comparative Literature of Peking University, the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the Department of Sociology of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main.

He has been successively selected into the New Century Excellent Talents Program of the Ministry of Education, the National New Century Talents Program, and the Beijing Social Science Theory Top 100 Talents Project, etc. Moreover, he has also been awarded the “Beijing May Fourth Medal”, the Special Allowance of the State Council, and the Literature Translation Award of Degas Bank (German), etc.

He was successively elected as a Party representative of Beijing, a representative of the People’s Congress of Haidian District, a representative of China National Literature Figure and Artists Conference, and a member of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing.