Category: Public statement

Situation of the General Secretariat of CRUCH violates the principles and hinders the work of this collegiate body

Recently, the decision made by the Ministry of Education not to renew the appointment of the General Secretary of the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (CRUCH) was known, which inexplicably has not considered the requirements or the opinion of the directors of the 30 universities that make up this Council. About, […]

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"Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities supports the University of La Frontera regarding the situation in the Maquehue Experimental Field and adheres to the call for a frank and respectful dialogue"

The Council of Rectors expresses its support for the University of La Frontera and its concern at the events that have taken place during August in its Maquehue Experimental Field, a natural laboratory in which teaching, outreach and research activities are carried out. become a benchmark for the agri-food sector […]

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Council of Rectors: Strong support for the initiative of the universities of La Araucanía to promote dialogue as a state policy

The Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities, consistent with the principles of universality, respect for diversity, pluralism, search for the common good and commitment to the public, which govern its actions, recognizes and celebrates the initiative of the Universities of the Region of La Araucanía to develop a dialogue process that contributes to […]

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The Council of Rectors requests the suspension of the application of Law 21,091, regarding the setting of free fees and the determination of the maximum vacancies

Tomorrow, Friday, April 30, the deadline for the Undersecretariat of Higher Education to announce two exempt resolutions, within the framework of the provisions of Law No. 21.091 on Higher Education for universities attached to the gratuity policy: the one that determines the regulated values of fees, registration fees and charges for […]

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Institute of Clean Technologies (ITL) and progress of the request to declare the bidding process void

«As the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities we value positively that this Tuesday, January 26, the Senate Chamber has approved the draft agreement by which“ the President of the Republic is requested to take the necessary measures to declare the bidding process void to establish the Chilean Institute of Clean Technologies, […]

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New public tender process for the Clean Technologies Institute (ITL)

«Last Monday, January 4, the decision of CORFO to award the tender of the Clean Energy Institute (ITL) to the North American consortium Associated Universities Inc. (AUI) was announced, which has generated a national debate led by senators. , deputies and researchers, both from the universities of the Council of Rectors and from others […]

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Budget 2021: the proposal of the Ministry of Education seriously threatens the sustainability of CRUCH universities

«The Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (CRUCH), before the 2021 Budget proposal presented by the Executive for Higher Education, wishes to express to public opinion that: The proposal of the Ministry of Education for next year is incomprehensible and unacceptable, since it seriously undermines the sustainability of the CRUCH universities […]

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Fee regulation: an opportunity to strengthen or harm university education

«The 30 universities that make up the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities express their concern about the process being developed by the Undersecretariat of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education to implement the regulation of fees, basic tuition fees and collection for the concept of qualification for universities that assign to […]

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Public Statement on the death of Mónica Jiménez de la Jara

"Faced with the unfortunate death of Mónica Jiménez de la Jara, the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities wishes to convey its condolences to the family, to the people who had the opportunity to meet her and to the institutions where she worked and where she left traces indelible. Monica was part of this Council […]

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Commitment to dialogue and life for Chile

«In the context of the serious health and economic crisis produced by the Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (CRUCH), made up of 30 institutions that represent the most diverse intellectual and cultural traditions of the country, has estimated a civic duty and a responsibility proper to its mission to make a call to […]

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