History

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Period of Zhongyuan University

(1948.6-1953.7)

 In June 1948, Comrade Deng Xiaoping, the first General Secretary of Central Plains Bureau of the Center Committee of the Communist Party of China(CPC), submitted a report to the Center Committee of the Communist Party of China(CPC) for establishing the Zhongyuan University. Chen Yi, the second General Secretary, was appointed as the director of Preparatory Committee.

In August 1948, Comrade Liu Bocheng, commander of Central Plains Military Command, officially announced the establishment of Zhongyuan University in Baofeng, Henan province. Fan Wenlan, appointed as President, Pan Zhinian, the vice-president.

In December 1948, Zhongyuan University was moved to Kaifeng, Henan province.

From May to August, in 1948, the university was moved to Wuhan, Hubei province.

Period of Zhongnan Institute of Finance and Economics

(1953.8-1958.9)

  During the adjustment of the National College in 1953, taking the School of Finance and Economics of Zhongyuna University as the main, together with faculties and book resources in finance and economics from colleges like Sun Yat-sen University, Hunan University,Nanchang University, Henan University, Guangxi University, Wuhan University and Zhonghua University, a new institute was reconstructed as Zhongnan Institute of Finance and Economics. Ma Zhemin was appointed as the president, Zhu Mingyuan, Secretary of Party Committee and vice-president of the institute which was administered by Ministry of Education.

Period of Zhongnan Institute of Politics and Law

(1953.8-1958.9)

During the adjustment of the National College in 1953, School of Politics and Law of Zhongyuan University merged with School of Politics and School of Law of Hunan University, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangxi University as Zhongnan Institute of Politics and Law. Li Bozhao, was appointed as president, Lin Shan, Secretary of Party Committee and vice-president of the institute which was administered by Ministry of Justice.

Period of Hubei University

(1958.10-1970.11)

In 1958, the right of administration of Zhongnan Institute of Finance and Economics and Zhongnan Institute of Politics and Law was delegated from Ministry of Education and Ministry of Justice to Hubei province. Then, Hubei province merged the two institutes with Zhongnan Cadre School of Politics and Law and School of Law of Wuhan University as Hubei University. At the same time, with the hope of building a comprehensive university, Hubei University was expanded for covering more programs in literature, history, mathematics, physics and chemistry. Meng Futang, the vice-governor of Hubei province, was appointed as the president of the university. Zhu Shaotian, Secretary of Party Committee, Li Guangdou, operating vice-president.

Period of Hubei Training School of Finance and Economics

(1971.12-1977.12)

During the “cultural revolution”, higher education was seriously damaged. Hubei University was downsized and renamed as Hubei Training School of Finance and Economics which isthe very few left institutes of Finance and Economics at that period. Under such extreme conditions, the left faculties held their position and continued their career in teaching finance and economics as well as politics and law.

It is the most depressed six-year in the history of the university. Nevertheless, all students and faculties of the school holds a strong Party Spirit. They united together, put overall benefit at first, stuck to their post and worked positively, thus successfully holding the position for development of this university, which laid a foundation for the quickly reestablishment of this university when the “cultural revolution” was ended.

Period of Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics

(1985.9-2000.5)

On September 30th, 1985, Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics was renamed as Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics.

Period of Zhongnan Institute of Politics and Law

(1984.12-2000.5)

In December 1984, the School of Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics was relocated and reestablished  and was named as Zhongnan Institute of Politics and Law, administrated by Ministry of Justice.

Period of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

(2000.5-)

Building Zhongnan University of Economics and Law as a high-level humanities and social science university with distinctive characteristics.