Congress of Russian Union of Rectors took place in Moscow on July 10; the Union includes 880 leaders of Russian institutions for higher professional education. Marina Borovskaya, president of the Rectors’ Council of the South of Russia, took part in the Congress.
The agenda included following issues: decreasing of humanitarian specialties in technical universities, maintenance of postgraduate courses just for good institutions for higher professional education, and assignment of foreigners to Russian universities and institutes. Minister of education Dmitriy Livanov and President of Russian Council of Rectors, MSU Rector Viktor Sadovnichiy took the floor in the Congress. Marina Borovskaya delivered speech on “Integration forms of cooperation of the Southern Federals District’s institutions for higher professional education”.
Resulting in the work Congress, Amendments to Rules of RCR were adopted, and elections to administrative bodies of the organization were carried out. Marina Borovskaya to the position of Vice-President of the Russian Union of Rectors was appointed, and she joined the Council and Presidium of the Union.