Dr. Errol Morrison, President of University of Technology (Jamaica) and Chair of IAUP Caribbean Region, published an article reflecting on higher education in the Caribbean region. The title of the article is “Let us focus research on what we do best”. The article was published by University World News and the link to the full article is at: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20140220105546392.
European Women Rectors Platform and Istanbul Technical University are co-sponsoring the 4th European Women Rectors Conference which will be held in Istanbul on May 15-17, 2014. The theme of the conference is “Beyond the glass ceiling: Women rectors across Europe – the role of leadership in structural changes”.
Members of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), including its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, convened in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from January 30 to February 2, 2014, for its final Semi-Annual Meeting of the 2011-2014 Triennium. Hosted by Prof. the Hon. Errol Morrison, President of University of Technology (Jamaica) and Chair of the IAUP Caribbean Council, the meeting brought together academic leaders from around the world for discussion of issues of concern to higher education within the region and beyond.
The IAUP celebrates its general assembly every three years in a different part of the world. Each triennial focuses on a specific theme and provides its membership with an opportunity to discuss challenges and changes that face higher education worldwide.
In addition to a high quality academic program, participants at triennial conferences gain from the most outstanding opportunities of networking beneficial to their institutions/organizations, as well as unparalleled cultural experiences.
The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE), from March 8 to 11 in San Diego, California.
IAUP will be co-sponsoring, with the ACE Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, a special pre-session on cross-border partnerships between US and Mexican universities. Additionally, IAUP will be the sole sponsor of the International Welcome Reception. Both of these events will take place on March 8.