Boris Kostishko, Rector of USU, attends the International Forum “Universities, Society and the Future of Mankind”
On March 24, Boris Mikhailovich attended the meeting of the Board of the Russian Union of Rectors, which has become part of the program of the forum. The meeting was chaired by the Rector of Moscow State University, President of the RUR, Viktor Sadovnichy. The members of the academic community discussed topical issues of higher education. On March 25, the conversation continued directly at the platform of the international forum "Universities, Society and the Future of Mankind."
Moscow State University has become a place of intensive dialogue between
representatives of higher education, science, culture, government and business,
devoted to the role of universities in the harmonization of the global
scientific, educational, technological and humanitarian space in an era of
great challenges. Rectors and presidents of leading domestic and foreign universities,
representatives of scientific organizations, academia, corporations and
government bodies have been invited to participate in the forum.
The forum program includes several discussion panels, the purpose of which will be to discuss the historical role of universities in the scientific, educational and cultural progress of society, the prospects for their development, taking account of current trends in the global world. A solemn ceremony of signing memorandums to set up scientific and educational consortia in the framework of the Vernadsky program, a program of interaction between university centers, regions, companies and enterprises and the Congress of the Eurasian University Association, has also been scheduled.