Professor Lin Lin, Dean of Newhuadu Business School, was selected as the "Distinguished Professor of Minjiang Scholar (The Highest in the Scholar Ranking System in Fujian Province)" in 2018.

Fujian Provincial Education Department has recently publicized the list of successful professors and lecturers of the 'Minjiang Scholars Award Program' in 2018. Professor Lin Lin, Dean of Newhuadu Business School, has been appointed as a Distinguished Professor of Minjiang Scholar and is the only one Distinguished Professor of Business Administration in this award scheme.

In order to successfully implement the , and further support universities to attract, train and nurture a group of young discipline leaders with high qualifications at international or domestic level, the Provincial Department of Education has hired 68 special professors of Minjiang Scholars and 137 lecturers of Minjiang Scholars this year.