On the morning of March 18, 2009, Dr. Zhong Yang, Professor of the University of Tennessee, USA, gave a lecture in School of Political Science. Vice President of Sichuan University—Professor Shi Jian and all the leaders of the college attended the lecture.
Dr. Zhong Yang gave a wonderful lecture in the lecture hall on the decline of the United States and the Rise of China, which discussed generally on the decline of the United States, the rise of China and their relations.
After the lecture, a ceremony was held to engage Dr. Zhong Yang as a Visiting professor of the college. Professor Shi Jian issued the appointment certificate to him.