November 28, 2013
“The way I expect universities to behave is to constantly look for new ways of understanding reality,” CEU Founder and Honorary Chairman George Soros said at the launch of the Hungarian translation of his book “The Soros Lectures: George Soros at Central European University” on Nov. 27. “I hope that CEU is doing that already and will do it even more... I think CEU is now mature enough that it can be at the cutting edge.”
November 25, 2013
President and Rector John Shattuck spoke with Hungarian political daily Nepszava in connection with the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination.
October 24, 2013
President and Rector John Shattuck spoke with Hungarian weekly magazine Figyelo about the state of higher education in Hungary and the entrepreneurial spirit.
September 12, 2013
In an op-ed piece in USA Today Sept. 12, CEU President and Rector John Shattuck recommends comparing the atrocities in Syria to Bosnia, where diplomatic efforts were backed by force, bringing warring parties to the negotiating table. Shattuck is a former U.S. State Department assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor. In that role, he was a member of the U.S. negotiating team at the 1995 Dayton Peace Conference.
September 11, 2013
The agreement, signed by CEU President and Rector John Shattuck and Rector Andras Masat of Andrassy University Budapest Sept. 9, opens new perspectives in the relationship of Budapest's two international graduate universities.
August 28, 2013
In an essay in the Polish weekly "Kulturaliberalna," CEU President and Rector John Shattuck writes that continued European integration is critical to peace and stability, economic growth, and building a sense of community among nations. Read the full essay.
July 26, 2013
At its most recent meeting in July, the Board of Trustees of CEU voted unanimously to invite President and Rector John Shattuck to serve another term. Shattuck became CEU's fourth President and Rector in 2009.
June 7, 2013
April 2, 2013
The Question Arises Whether the Rule of Law is Truly Being Followed Hvg.hu Interview with CEU President and Rector John Shattuck April 1, 2013 English translation
March 21, 2013
Central European University was greatly saddened to hear of the sudden passing of one of its longtime friends and supporters, Peter Hangartner, on March 16. President and Rector John Shattuck noted that all at CEU who had the privilege of knowing him, or benefited from his generous support, would feel the loss. Committed to the University from its earliest days, Hangartner was a benefactor who made gifts in honor of George Soros’ 70th birthday and Yehuda Elkana’s service as CEU president and rector on the occasion of his retirement.