SUA will be lead by Doc. Klaudia Halászová in the next period of office

by SPU Web Editor

The Academic Senate of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra at its meeting on April 11, 2018 elected a candidate for the post of rector for the next four-year term of office. Of the ten personalities that faculty and university workplaces have proposed for this responsible function, four have received the candidacy. For the first time in the sixty-five-year history of our alma mater four ladies: (in alphabetical order) doc. Ing. Klaudia Halászová, PhD., Dean of FZKI, prof. Dr. Ing. Elena Horská, Dean of FEM, prof. Ing. Magdaléna Lacko-Bartošová, CSc., Head of the Department of Sustainable Agriculture and Herbology FAPZ and doc. Ing. Oľga Roháčiková, PhD., Dean of FESRD, participated in the elections.

The chairperson of the SUA Academic Senate doc. Mgr. Danka Moravčíková, PhD., declared the result of the election, according to which 33 votes cast 30 valid votes, of which 18 received doc. Klaudia Halászová. The Electoral Commission stated that with 54.55 percent of the votes cast, she was elected as a candidate for the Rector of the SPU in Nitra for the 2018-2022 term of office. The new rector will take up her position after being appointed by the President of the Republic in July 2018.

"I would like to thank the members of the Academic Senate for their votes and I hope that my acting in the position will convince others that I was serious about it," said Klaudia Halászová, after the rector  prof. Peter Bielik and the chairperson of the SUA Academic Senate doc. Danka Moravčíková as well as the others present congratulated her. "I received support that I very much appreciate. Ahead of us is a complicated period, a lot of work, new accreditation processes, a quality system, that is really a lot to improve. It will rerquire a lot of energy, but it will not be just my energy, we have six faculties and we have to work together to achieve our goals to become a high-quality, high-level institution. We have to start comparing with other universities and not with each other. This will be one of the most important tasks that we will have to address, "said the future Rector.

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