Board of Rectors Elects New Executive Vice President

 In today's plenary session, the Council of Rectors elected as the new Executive Vice President the current rector of the University of Santiago, Juan Manuel Zolezzi, and the rector of the University of Concepción, Sergio Lavanchy, as alternate Vice President.

 In this way, the new Executive Committee of the Council of Rectors will be constituted by the new executive vice president, the alternate vice president, the rector of the Bio-Bio University, Héctor Gaete, the rector of the University of Tarapacá, Emilio Rodríguez, the rector from the Austral University, Víctor Cubillos and the rector of the Catholic University, Ignacio Sánchez. To them will be added whoever is chosen as the new president of the Consortium of State Universities instead of the rector Zolezzi. 

 
The election of the new Executive Vice President takes place every two years according to the statutes of the Council of Rectors and, therefore, the new Executive Committee will head the entity in the period 2011-2013.
 
Photography: Jorge Azócar