JD.com Donates 10 Million CNY to XTU to Set up “JD Scholarship”
On Apr. 8, JD.com donated 10 million CNY to Xiangtan University (XTU) to set up “Jingdong Scholarship”. It will be used to reward excellent students and aid students from poor families, as well as to impel the XTU development.
The company’s Party Committee Secretary and Vice-President Long Baozheng signed a donation agreement with XTU Party Committee Deputy Secretary and President Zhou Yichun. The signing ceremony was presided over by CPC Xiangtan Municipal Committee Deputy Secretary and Xiangtan Mayor Tan Wensheng.
Leaders and representatives from JD.com, Xiangtan Municipal People’s Government, and Xiangtan University witnessed the great moment. They are: JD.com Chairman and CEO Liu Qiangdong, JDCloud Department Head Shen Yuanqing, JD.com Party Committee Secretary and Vice President Long Baozheng, JD Central China Region General Manager Fan Jun, JDbuy.com Consumer Product Department Head Li Changming, JDCloud Department Central China Region General Manager Li Yongming, Unbound Retail Operation Department General Manager Wang Bo, CPC Xiangtan Municipal Committee Secretary Cao Jiongfang, CPC XTU Committee Secretary Huang Yunqing, CPC Xiangtan Municipal Standing Committee Member and Secretary-General Chen Zhonghong, Xiangtan Vice Mayor Fu Jun, CPC Xiangtan Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone Working Committee Deputy Secretary and Management Committee Director Yan Xiaomei, XTU Vice President Zheng Chijian, and more than 30 teachers and students.
In 1958, Chairman Mao inscribed the name of Xiangtan University and bade university administrators to "do their best to make a success of it". XTU will commemorate its 60th founding anniversary on September 10 this year. Alumni from all walks of life have been showing great concern for and support to the university development. The donation of JD.com is another social one following Xiong Xiaoge, Chen Xiaohua, Tan Man, Macrolink Group, Guo Yanbin couple, Liu Shuaihui, and Fei Dongping.