On September 13, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi hosted an inauguration ceremony to welcome its new rector, Professor Oscar Hipólito. The ceremony took place in São Paulo, in the auditorium of the Vila Olimpia campus. In addition to representatives from the academic community and business partners, Cesar Callegari, municipal secretary of education, also attended the event. Marcelo Cardoso, vice president of Laureate Brazil and Eduardo Giestas, president of Anhembi Morumbi, hosted the event and paid special tribute to the new rector in their speeches.
In a statement after the signing of the term of office, Professor Hipólito discussed Universidade Anhembi Morumbi’s membership in the Laureate International Universities network, which guarantees the continued autonomy of the institution. In reference to future plans, Professor Hipólito said: "we will devote ourselves to ensuring that our institution continues to be modern, bold, innovative and sustainable, with advanced educational models and management, focused on developing students with the skills and abilities needed to stand out and succeed in the competitive global job market."
This article has been translated into English to be shared on the Laureate International Universities website.