President and Rector John Shattuck Attends Ceremony at the Hungarian Ministry of Education

April 2, 2010

According to the Hungarian Higher Education Law university rectors are formally appointed by the President of the Hungarian Republic. On Thursday, April 1st, Professor John Shattuck participated at a formal confirmation ceremony at the Hungarian Ministry of Education following his earlier appointment last August as President and Rector of Central European University. The official appointment document signed by Laszlo Solyom, President of the Hungarian Republic, and countersigned by Istvan Hiller, Minister for Education and Culture, was handed over to CEU President and Rector John Shattuck by Dr Karoly Manherz, State Secretary for Higher Education and Science.