On November 11 bipartisan delegation of 7 US congressional staff representatives visited European Humanities University (EHU) and participated in a discussion with University leadership.
Congressional delegation, composed of Chiefs of Staff of US Congressmen Mike Conaway, Mo Brooks, John Shimkus, Jim Sensenbrenner, Ted Deutch, James Risch, Randy Weber met EHU President, Rector and Chief of Administrative Affairs as a part of Congressional Staff Delegation Visit to Lithuania. Guests and University leadership shared ideas on status of EHU Strategic Planning process, University’s 10th anniversary in Lithuania and prospective of further development of EHU.
During the meeting Founder and President of EHU Prof. Anatoli Mikhailov emphasized: “At this moment it is crucial to restore transatlantic nature of our project, whereas existence and further development of University was initially determined by the United States support”.
According to John A. Sandy, Chief of Staff of the US Senator James E. Risch (R-ID): “It is crucial to ensure individual’s opportunity and ability to be successful in contributing best to the society and self. EHU provides a wonderful opportunity for Belarusian youth to recognize importance of individual thinking, importance of the holistic understanding of the whole picture of the world, not its soundbites”.
Mr Sandy added: “United States in behind EHU, not to push own ideals, by to allow individuals from Belarus to choose their own ideals”.