Sino File by Cary Huang
China’s Xi Jinping wants both academic excellence and tighter grip on campuses. Go figure
Amid a push for academic greatness, the country’s leadership is also setting up constraints on academic and teaching activities that could seriously inhibit these ambitions, writes Cary Huang
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.