Chancellor: Chen Ligen

Mr. Chen Ligen was born in November 1961 in Changshu, Jiangsu Province. He is currently Party Secretary of Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU), while serving as Vice Chairman of the Leadership Talent Committee of China Talent Research, Deputy Director General of Jiangsu Land Science Society and an advisor to the Nanjing Municipal Government. He holds a doctoral degree in management and is a member of the Communist Party of China, a professor, and a doctoral advisor.

In 1986, he graduated from the Department of Horticulture of NAU with a bachelor’s degree. In 1999, he went to Wageningen University in the Netherlands to study law regarding the protection of agricultural land, resources and the environment. In 2000, he obtained a doctoral degree in land resource management from NAU.

Since he started his career in 1986, his professional roles at NAU have included: Deputy Secretary of the CYL Committee, Deputy Director of the Inspection Office, Party Secretary of College of Land Management, Director of the Office of the CPC Committee, and Head of the United Front Work Department. In July 2008, he was appointed as a Vice President-level manager of NAU; in September 2008, he was appointed as Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Committee and Vice President of Xinjiang Agricultural University; in July 2011, he was appointed as Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Committee and Vice President of NAU; in 2015, he was appointed as Party Secretary (Chancellor) of Shanxi Agricultural University. Since April 2018, he has been serving as Party Secretary (Chancellor) of NAU.

Mr. Chen has been committed to education and research on land administration, law, system, policy and rural development. He has chaired more than 20 provincial-, ministerial- and higher-level research projects, including those of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Land Resources as well as Jiangsu Province. He has published more than 200 academic papers and (co-)authored eight (text)books. He has been honored by six third- and higher-class technology awards.


President: Chen Fadi

Professor CHEN Fadiwas born in June 1970 in Sha County, Fujian province. He is currently the President of Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU) .

Working Experience :

December 2016-March 2019: Vice President of NAU;

September 2015: Assistant to the President of NAU;

January 2014: Dean of College of Horticulture;

2002-2003: Deputy County Chief in charge of science and technology in Jinhu County;

November 2009: AssociateDean of College of Horticulture.

Education Background :

2005-2006: visiting scholar at Chiba University, Japan;

1999: Received Doctoral degree in Crop Genetics and Breeding at NAU;

1991&1994: Received Bachelor’s degree and Master's degree in Ornamental Horticulturesuccessively at NAU.

Awards and Research :

Engage in the research of chrysanthemum genetics and breeding; Presided over more than thirty projects, published more than 400 papers (including more than 170 articles in SCI) and edited three national programming textbooks; Awarded onesecond-prize ofNational Technical Invention, two first-prizes at the provincial levelsand four provincial and ministerial second-prizes;Awarded one second-prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress; Receivedmore than 15 national and provincial titles, including the Yangtze River Scholar Professor, National Distinguished Young Scholar.

Vice Chancellor (Deputy Party Secretary): Mr. Sheng Bangyue

Vice Chancellor (Deputy Party Secretary): Mr. Wang Chunchun

Vice Chancellor (Deputy Party Secretary): Mr. Liu Yingjun

Vice President: Mr. Hu Feng

Vice President: Mr. Ding Yanfeng

Vice President: Mr. Dong Weichun

Vice President: Mr. Yan Xianglin