On June 6th, 1921, the National Southeast University held a board meeting, discussing the Board Regulations, adopting the “Memorandum of Association for Southeast University”, the authorized strength, and the budget issues. And Professor Guo Bingwen was recommended consistently as the president of Southeast University at this meeting. The date of June 6th was confirmed as the anniversary day of our university ever since then.
On May 7th , 1988, Nanjing Institute of Technology was renamed as Southeast University by the State Commission of Education. And the Renaming celebration was held on June 6th, 1988.