Professor Michael Ignatieff has been appointed Rector of Kozep-europai Egyetem, CEU's Hungarian entity. The decision was published in yesterday’s Official Gazette. Ignatieff received his credentials earlier today in Sandor Palace from the President of Hungary, Janos Ader. The appointment is from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021.
Dr. Michael Ignatieff, former Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, international commentator on contemporary issues of democracy, human rights, and governance, and a Canadian citizen, was unanimously elected Central European University’s fifth president and rector by the University’s Senate and the Board of Trustees in May.