UFSC’s Rector participates in the 73th AUGM Council of Rectors meeting

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The Rector of Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Ubaldo Cesar Balthazar, and the Secretary for International Relations, Lincoln Fernandes, traveled to Chile this week  to participate in the 73th meeting of the Associação de Universidades Grupo Montevidéu (AUGM) Council of Rectors, along with academic authorities from other universities from Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. The meeting – that took place on 7 and 8 May – was organized by the University of Playa Ancha (UPLA) and the University of Valparaiso (UV) and discussed the need to defend the role of federal universities on the development of higher education, as well as the challenges and gaps that will be faced to accomplish this mission in a global context.

For further information on the event, access AUGM or Universidade of Playa Ancha websites.