Vilnius University's rector-elect reflects on priorities

  • 2020-01-29

Vilnius University's rector-elect historian Rimvydas Petrauskas vowed on January 21 to pursue the university's greater leadership in speaking with the country's leaders and other politicians "on the real priority of science and studies". Petrauskas, dean of Vilnius University's Faculty of History, was on Wednesday elected rector of Vilnius University, the oldest and biggest university in Lithuania. He was elected for a five-year term by the university's council which considered six candidates.