Jaroslav Miller, who earned both M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history at CEU, has been elected the new rector of Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Miller, who completed his doctoral degree at CEU in 2004, currently serves as head of the Department of History at Palacky. His tenure will start on Feb. 1, 2014, subject to official appointment by President Milos Zeman.
This will be the second rector of Palacky with a CEU connection. Josef Jarab, who served as president of CEU from 1997-1999, came to CEU from Palacky, where he was rector for seven years.