College of Physical Education, founded in July 2018 and formerly known as the Physical Education Teaching Department and College of Physical Education and Arts, is responsible for carrying out activities ranging from public physical education teaching, extracurricular mass sports activities, high-level sports team training and competition, sports major construction to sports stadium management services, etc. in the university. It has two undergraduate majors, i.e. Business Administration (P.E.) and Social P.E. Guidance and Management, with 68 teaching and administrative staff, including 10 professors, 28 associate professors, 1 international referee, 6 national referees, 27 first- level referees, 2 national social sports instructors. The college owns four high-level sports teams, namely, track and field, men's basketball, women's basketball and martial art.
Relying on the university's profound cultural heritage as well as high-quality stadium and gymnasium resources, the college adheres to the guiding ideology of people-oriented, comprehensive development and health first, takes physical education teaching as the center and athletic sports as the highlight, focuses on the construction of men's basketball team, vigorously carries out mass sports and cultural activities, and takes into account both sports major construction and sports science research. It has gradually formed a distinctive sports education system and management operation mode to cultivate application-oriented sports talents with innovative spirit and actively promote the connotative development of college. The college's public physical education teaching team was awarded the Provincial Teaching Team in 2012, and the college was rated Excellent during physical education curriculum construction assessment in Shandong Province.
New breakthroughs in athletic performance have been made continuously. The college has won the President's Cup for two consecutive sessions in the University Games of Shandong province. The men's basketball team has won the championship of Shandong University Basketball Association for six times, including four straight championships from 2015 to 2018. Besides, the men's basketball team made it to the national competition in 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively and entered the national top eight in the 20th CUBA, which was of historic significance. The track and field team has won the first place for total score in the National Agricultural College Students Track and Field Games for two consecutive sessions, and the first place in the East China Agricultural College Students Track and Field Games for eleven times in a row. Its athletic performance ranks among the best in the national agricultural colleges and universities.
In recent years, the faculty has published over 400 papers, including more than 100 in core journals; conducted 29 projects at or above the provincial level; got more than 100 awards; and have published more than 10 textbooks and monographs. Our college is the President Unit of Basketball Club of Shandong University Sports Association, the President Unit of East China Agricultural University Sports Council, and basketball training base of Shandong Basketball Management Center. Also, Shandong Campus Basketball Development Research Center of Teenagers is attached to our college. Besides, we have established close contact with more than 50 colleges and universities, including Beijing Sport University, China Agricultural University, Nanjing Agricultural University, etc., and conduct business communication frequently with them.
(Updated in December 2019)