The VC as a member of the administrative Board of the IAU attended the Board meeting held in Hotel Fiesta Royale, Accra, Ghana on Oct. 16-17, 2017.
Dr. Lamagna also participated in the 2 conferences which followed the meeting:
The GMA seeks to provide a forum for examining the answers and additional questions from the perspective of membership associations and university networks.
The conference focused on the role , responsibilities, expectations and needs of higher education leaders in this new and shifting landscape when faced with the changing nature of higher education that comes with a more blurred notion of public and private.
Issues discussed were the changes taking place in most HE system worldwide, albeit in different degrees, bring new demands and new challenges for the institutional leadership in all levels. The changes which have brought about important questions about the purpose of HE, the role of the leader and the impact on the students.
The VC Chaired a plenary session on Higher Education and Research: Ethical Challenges for a transforming World.