Practical suggestions and favorable decisions: ASUE Scientific Board’s session
Today, a year-end session of ASUE Scientific Board was held at ASUE Conference Hall, headed by Koryun Atoyan, Chairman of Scientific Board, Rector, Professor.
According to the agenda Sevak Khachatryan, Vice Rector on Students and Alumni Affairs, reported on organizing students’ and collaborators’ summer rest in “Tntesaget” sport-health resort in Dilijan. The Vice Rector also informed that 20 free tickets had been provided to Artsakh State University by ASUE Rectorate Board’s decision. Discussion was held round the presented issue in the result of which 10 free tickets were provided to ASUE Faculty staff by Koryun Atoyan’s recommendation and Scientific Board’s unanimous vote.
Suren Gevorgyan, Chairman of Competitive Committee, Doctor, Professor, presented the candidates participating in the competition of vacancies for Associate Professors in the chairs. He clarified the procedure for applying the competition, and Koryun Atoyan mentioned that the current regulations need to be reformed. Suren Gevorgyan presented biography, scientific publications, results of Chairs’ vote and the opinion of the Competitive Committee of each candidate. All 18 candidates were put to secret ballot and were elected.
Samson Davoyan, Director of ASUE Gyumri Branch, reported on “The organization of educational and research activities in ASUE Gyumri branch”, presenting academic activity, progress, scientific research, financial activities, SWOT analysis of the scientific academic development of branch: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats, suggestions, then the new structure of the branch.
Rector Koryun Atoyan and members of Scientific Board asked questions regarding the new structure and discussion was held, after which Scientific Board accepted the report and evaluated the work satisfactory and suggested to present the new structure together with the strategic development plan of the branch.
Paruir Kalantaryan, Vice Rector on Educational Methodological Matters, presented “The 2016-2020 strategic plan of Armenian State University of Economics” and the extensive work: questions, analysis, specified goals, objectives, priorities, which are important in terms of regulating the future activities of the University. The Vice Rector thanked the Heads of those Chairs and subdivisions, who have previously read and respond to the document, submitted their observations.
The Scientific Board unanimously guaranteed the document to submit it to ASUE Board for approval.
Gagik Vardanyan, Vice Rector of Science and International Relations, presented the issue of approving dissertation topics and scientific directors. After thoroughly discussion and clarifications the Scientific Board approved it. The Vice Rector mentioned in his speech directed to Head of Chairs that academic plans need to be reviewed, as the list of courses does not often correspond to international standards.
At the end of the session, Koryun Atoyan reminded that this was a year-end one and wished everyone bracing rest.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division
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