On February 2 members of the United States-based “Friends of the European Humanities University, Inc.” held a telecon meeting and learned the status of the University’s operations in the Academic Year 2016/17, and to discuss how the Friends group might best support the EHU’s mission.
During the teleconference, University President Prof. Anatoli Mikhailov and Acting Rector Jørgen Jørgensen presented the progress of the enhancement of the EHU management, implementation of the new Core Curriculum, and the status of the EHU Rector’s search to members of the Friends of EHU, Inc. Several participants, including the President of the Friends group, Robert Nurick, expressed their appreciation for the progress that has been made.
In addition to the University leadership, the following members participated in the Friends group meeting:
President Emeritus, Hampshire College and Senior Advisor, Pathways to College
Judith R. Shapiro
President, Teagle Foundation; President and Professor of Anthropology Emerita, Barnard College
CEO, National Executive Service Corps
Professor of English and Associate Director of Jewish Studies Queens College, City University of New York
Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Brown University and Member of the EHU Governing Board
President, Eurasia Foundation and Chairperson of the EHU General Assembly of Part-Owners
President of the American Councils for International Education and Secretary/Treasurer of the Friends of EHU, Inc.
Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; and President of the Friends of EHU, Inc.
Friends of EHU, Inc. is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2009 in Washington, DC to engage prominent American organizations and individuals in support of the University’s commitment to intellectual freedom and the pursuit of an international higher education for Belarusians that is free from repression or discrimination of any kind.