Abiding by the philosophy of “Internationalization, Interdisciplinary, Innovation, and Quality”, the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (JI) is aimed to build a world-class educational and research institute in China and foster future innovative researchers and leaders with a global perspective.
Supporting faculty excellence is one of the most powerful and meaningful ways that donors can help JI to attract and retain top-level teachers, reward and support excellent faculty, meeting the mission of faculty excellence for education development.
Ways of Support：
The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (JI) provides faculty with a full range of funding supports. You can support faculty excellence through the following projects:
- Teaching Fellowship to reward excellent faculty in teaching position.
- Chair and Junior Professorship to attract and retain international academically senior or junior scholars with outstanding contributions.
- Faculty and Staff Development Fund to support reinforce the construction and development of faculty and staff in team building, professionalism and service capabilities.
Donors can choose to name an expendable teaching fellowship or endowed professorship and make a gift at the appropriate level.
Donors can also choose to start with very smaller initial gifts to the “Faculty and Staff Development Fund” and make additional gifts at any time.
UM-SJTU Joint Institute Development Fund (JIDF) is a college-level development fund affiliated with Shanghai Jiao Tong University Education Development Foundation. JIDF is in the process of accepting gifts from friends, alumni, parents, corporates and non-profit organizations. JIDF consists of special named funds and annual funds to support the most priority and development of student, faculty, research and innovation, and cultural heritage.
According to the official Law of Income Tax, with respect to the charitable donations to SJTUEDF incurred by enterprises, the portion within 12% of the total annual profit may be deducted from the taxable income.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Foundation of America (SJTUFA)
Room 445, Institutional Advancement Office,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai