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Gašparovič to appoint Robert Redhammer as STU Rector

President Ivan Gašparovič is set to appoint Robert Redhammer as rector of Slovak Technological University (STU) in Bratislava on March 23, Iva Šajbidorová from STU's communications department told the TASR newswire. The new head of the university was elected by its academic senate on February 14. Redhammer received 35 votes in the second round of the overall number of 42, while he would have been successful with only 22 votes.

President Ivan Gašparovič is set to appoint Robert Redhammer as rector of Slovak Technological University (STU) in Bratislava on March 23, Iva Šajbidorová from STU's communications department told the TASR newswire.

The new head of the university was elected by its academic senate on February 14. Redhammer received 35 votes in the second round of the overall number of 42, while he would have been successful with only 22 votes.

"I want to increase our internal effectiveness so that students, teachers and researchers can focus more on their work and use the energy saved for bolstering international cooperation and [connecting theory with] practice," Redhammer told TASR shortly after his election.

Redhammer, who is to replace Vladimír Báleš, wants to see STU reach the elite European level. He is a graduate of STU who also was involved in research at the University of York (UK) from 1991-92 and went on to take part in the USAID-led MBA Enterprise Corps project in 1992-95.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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