Mr. Qu Shaobing, Professor and Chairman of the University Council, is a Tujia Nationali ty from Xuan En County in Hubei Province. He began his career in November 1981 and joined the Communist Party in April 1988. In 2004, he received his Ph.D in Chinese Literature from Central China Normal University.

    Mr. Qu first started as a lecturer in the Chinese Department of Guangzhou Normal College, and then as a professor and Party Secretary of the CPC Branch Committee of the department. Professor Qu was later appointed respectively as Party Secretary of the CPC Branch Committee of the School of Humanities, Assistant to President and Vice-president of Guangzhou University. He once held the positions of Paty Secretary of the CPC Branch Committee and Director-General of the Education Bureau of Guangzhou Municipality. Since September 2016, Professor Qu has served as Chairman of the University Council of Guangzhou University.