On the morning of Sep, 7 the opening ceremony of 2002 was hold successively in the main campus and the Jingyue campus . Leaders who presented the ceremony were Secretary of the CPC Committee Sheng Lianxi, President Shi Ningzhong, Vice Secretary Zhang Minyun, Vice President Zhang Zhiguo, Yang Zhong and Xue Kang, Assistant of the President Zhao Xin, Su Zhongmin, Liu Haimin, Sun Weizhi and Zhang Guixin and Minister of the division of orgnization of the CPC Committee Ma Shang, some former leaders such as Hao Shui, Huang Qichang, Zhou Jingsi, Wang Rongshun, Zheng Derong also presented the ceremony. The ceremony was presided over by the Assistant of the President Yang Xiaohui. In recent years, Our university further clears the development orientation of constructing our university into a comprehensive reseach-centered normal university which draws considerable attention from the rest of the world, all kinds of undertakings goes up day by day, the quality of talent-training enhances continuously, the strenght of school-running boosts up year by year, in this year there are 3776 undergraduates, 899 M.A. students and 137 Ph.D. students entering our school. On the ceremony, Presidet Shi Ningzhong encouraged the freshmen to strive to cultivate their interest in study, learn how to take the initiative to study in the four years, then get some achievements; they should pay attention to all-round development, enhance integrative quality, cultivate antrorse spirit and the sense of social responsibility, make themselves the person with all kinds of abilities and acclimatize themselves to the future development of the society. At the same time, he asked the students in a bad economic state to set their heart at rest, at present the university has strive for 120 thousand RMB loan for them and take out 124 thousand RMB for encouragement and imburse, the university will go on carrying on the project of "foundation for students in poverty". On the ceremony, the student delegates and faculty delegates also made speeches separately.