Most scholars neglect the importance of discipline construction in the higher education, while focusing on its effect upon academic development. The paper emphasized on the role and effect of discipline construction in the higher education, and addressed the ordinary problems existed in the discipline construction. Finally, some advised was proposed to advance the education quality of universities based on the discipline construction. Specifically, it was proposed that construction of discipline courses and teachers should be enhanced on the basis of clarification of position and duty. Furthermore, it was proposed to promote the sustainable development of disciplines, universities and societies by the way of compromising the relations of teaching and researching, universities and societies systemically.