Founded in 1907
On August 31, 2018, Congress Center gathered workers of Plekhanov University for a regular meeting before a new academic year. It started with a film about the previous year results.
The presidium included rector of Plekhanov University Victor I. GRISHIN, Chairperson of the trade union Yury I. SMIRNOV, Chairperson of Veteran Council Alexey I. SAMSIN and a chairperson of Student Board Veronika ASTAFYEVA.
The rector welcomed all those present and made a report on the results of the 2017-2018 academic year. In his speech, he noted the most significant events of the past year, especially the contribution to the development of Plekhanov University by the Government of Moscow and the mayor of the capital, in particular. Viktor Ivanovich highlighted the structures that have coped with their tasks over the past academic year; dynamics of the results of the admission campaign; optimization of educational programs; growth of publication activity in scientific activity; the most striking cultural and mass events of the 2017-2018 academic year and the development of the University infrastructure, noting the construction of the information technology building.
Vice-rectors Petr KARASEV (for education and methodology work), Vitaly MINASHKIN (for research) and Tatiana VORONOVA (for academic affairs, HR and development complex) presented reports on their activities results.
Further, the meeting carried out an awarding ceremony. Deputy Head of Federal service of state statistics of Russia Irina D. MASAKOVA gave letters of gratitude of the Service to Olga N. LEVSHINA, director of Controlling and audit center, Liubov Ya. MARSHAVINA, Principle Scientific Officer of Scientific School "Finance", Lilia A. MIKHEYKINA, senior lecturer of Academic Department of Statistics, Elena V. SIBIRSKAYA, professor of Academic Department of Statistics.
Ekaterina V. DRAGUNOVA, deputy head of Federal agency for youth affairs gave letters of gratitude to Sergey P. ESAKOV, head of Social and educational work office, Alexandr V. FROLOVSKY, director of Centre "Student sport club of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics", Maxim V. KHARITONOV, director of Volunteer Center of the World Cup FIFA 2018 in Russia™.
After the awarding ceremony, Rector congratulated professor of Academic Department of Management and Business Technologies Leonid I. NIKULIN on a double jubilee as Professor turns 90 and has been working at Plekhanov for 40 years.
The meeting ended after a students' singing the anthem of Plekhanov University.