August 4, 2014
Andrea Peto, associate professor in the Department of Gender Studies, has been elected as an expert in the Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies Expert Group of Horizon2020 and also Vice-Chair for Advisory Group on Gender The Advisory Group is asked to provide the European Commission with strategic guidance about the logic that should inform the development of the program in a medium to long-term perspective, and how this should be reflected in the priorities and indicative allocation of budgeta
August 1, 2014
Several changes and new appointments in the central administration took effect on August 1. “The new organization, which streamlines the central administration by combining several functions and reducing the number of senior positions, will enhance CEU’s capacity to achieve excellence in the pursuit of our open society mission,” said President and Rector John Shattuck.
July 25, 2014
CEU Visiting Professor of Public Policy Kalman Mizsei was appointed Head of Mission for the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine).
June 30, 2014
Gabor Klaniczay, university professor in CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies was elected, as a recognition of his achievements in Medieval Studies, a Foreign Corresponding Member (membre correspondant étranger) of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, seated in Paris, in May.
June 3, 2014
According to the Academic Staff Handbook, IV.J., "a Review Committee is appointed by the Senate, with the authority to investigate claims that a University policy was not properly applied in the process of promotions and re-appointment. The Review Committee will not consider substantive issues of professional competence or issues which are within the competence of other university bodies." The new members of CEU’s Review Committee are Professor in the Department of Political Science Dorothee Bohle, Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy
May 20, 2014
Thomas Skouteris joins the School of Public Policy as Associate Professor in the in the Fall 2014. Skouteris brings to the School a diverse range of legal knowledge from the theory and history of international law, to lawmaking and international criminal justice and will begin teaching at SPP. Previously, he was Associate Professor and Chair at the Law Department of the American University in Cairo. Before Cairo, Skouteris taught for eight years at Leiden University as Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator of the Advanced LLM Degree in Public International Law.
May 6, 2014
Pal Baross, an experienced developer educated in Hungary, Canada, and the UK, has been appointed Director of the Campus Redevelopment Office, which consolidates the position of owner’s representative as well. Baross, who has served for more than a year as an advisor to the Rector and the Chief Operating Officer on all matters related to the campus redevelopment, has experience managing real estate development projects, including in the area of higher education, in Europe, Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
May 6, 2014
Hungarian President Janos Ader approved John Shattuck’s appointment to a second term as Rector of Kozep-europai Egyetem, CEU's Hungarian entity, an action required according to Hungarian higher education law, on April 18, according to the Magyar Kozlony, the Hungarian Bulletin, official gazette of the Hungarian Government, edited by the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice. Shattuck’s new term extends from August 1, 2014 to July 31, 2019. The confirmation was countersigned by Minister of Human Resources Zoltan Balog on April 24.
April 8, 2014
Youngmi Kim, faculty member at the Department of International Relations and European Studies (IRES) and the Department of Public Policy, has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective May 1. At CEU, Youngmi teaches courses on East Asia in International Relations and Comparative Regionalism at IRES, and Comparative Political Institutions and Global Cities at DPP. Youngmi also directs the Global E-School Project on Korean Studies in Eurasia (2012-2017), coordinated by CEU and funded by the Korea Foundation.
April 8, 2014
Trisha Tanner joins CEU as Vice President for Development on April 8. She will oversee a comprehensive advancement strategy that supports key University priorities; enhances short- and long-term fundraising capabilities; and effectively leverages CEU’s team of international development professionals. She comes to CEU after serving as Director of Private Sector Initiatives at the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based NGO dedicated to the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict.