Zhou Qifeng

Wang Enge succeeds Zhou Qifeng. Photo: China Foto Press

Peking University's new president Wang Enge faces huge challenge

Wang succeeds the controversial and flamboyant former president Zhou Qifeng, who became president in November 2008 but had been dogged by a number of controversies, including leading a delegation to Chongqing in November to pay tribute to "creative reforms" launched by Bo Xilai , the municipality's disgraced former party secretary.