September 2, 2016
Professor Michael Ignatieff has been appointed Rector of Kozep-europai Egyetem, CEU's Hungarian entity. Ignatieff received his credentials in Sandor Palace from the President of Hungary, Janos Ader. The appointment is from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021.
May 6, 2016
http://index.hu/belfold/2016/05/05/uj_rektort_valasztott_a_ceu_szenatusa_az_egyetem_elere/ -Hungarian news portal index.hu reports: Dr. Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F.
May 5, 2016
Dr. Michael Ignatieff, 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, has been unanimously elected CEU’s fifth president and rector by the University’s Senate and the Board of Trustees.
May 3, 2016
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck Discusses U.S.'s Role in Ending Refugee Crisis on NPR's "On Point." http://onpoint.wbur.org/2016/05/02/european-refugees-america-john-shattuck
April 27, 2016
In this opinion piece in the Boston Globe, CEU President and Rector John Shattuck writes that the U.S. needs to take in more refugees and help the EU solve the refugee crisis. http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/04/26/needs-help-end-refugee-crisis/5zB18BpCUgQUqLZmJ2Z04K/story.html
March 29, 2016
CEU President and Rector and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor John Shattuck writes in the Boston Globe about the recent conviction of Radovan Karadzic for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide during the Bosnian War. Shattuck was the first international diplomat to reach Srebrenica after the mass murder of over 8,000 Muslims there in 1995.
February 24, 2016
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck and Center for Conflict Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) Director Robert Templer write in this op-ed for Project Syndicate that concrete plans for higher education for Syrian refugees are urgently needed and necessary for the eventual rebuilding of the nation scarred by war.