Among them there have been marvelous figures such as Tang Shengchang and Liu Jinghai, who are entitled Educational Heroes in Shanghai, Wu Xiaozhong and Gao Runhua, who are excellent school principals at state level, and Shanghai Teacher Ethic Models Tong Yingying and Zhang Yuqing. These people are representatives of excellent students graduated from SHNU and engaged in educational undertakings in our country.
SHNU has a sound faculty structure with a group of famous experts and scholars, and a large number of young and middle aged excellent teachers. At present, the university has a staff of 3,032 people, including 1,627 professional teachers, among whom 201 are professors and 461 associate professors. 894 teachers, who occupy 54.9% of the faculty member, have been conferred with doctor’s or master’s degrees, with 283 of them holding doctor’s degrees. In addition, the university has 500 part-time teachers, including 5 specially employed academician-level professors and 20 foreign teachers with long-term working contracts.