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Haigazian University Board of Trustees Holds its Annual Meeting in Beirut

Beirut, May 31, 2016- Members of the Haigazian University Board of Trustees coming from the United States and joining their Lebanese counterparts, successfully concluded their two-day annual meetings in Beirut, which took place on May 27 and 28, 2016.The meetings focused on the strategic initiatives and the future plans of the University, and constituted the perfect opportunity to study the reports of the President, Deans and various department heads, and listen to students’ experiences.
In parallel, a fellowship dinner brought together the Haigazian University family and its friends at the recently renovated Hotel Le Bristol in Hamra – Beirut. Among the attendees, also were present, Ambassadors of the USA, Richard Jones, and of Armenia, Samvel Mgrdchyan.
On this special occasion, and in line with its core commitments and values, University President, Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian announced the launching of a new undergraduate major in “Special Education”.
Haidostian reiterated the purpose of the B.A. in Education with Emphasis in Special Education, as being the “track that provides tomorrow’s educators with a more comprehensive academic coverage in line with the global focus on acceptance of diversity and tolerance of differences.”In their special messages, both ambassadors acknowledged Haigazian University’s unique ties with their respective countries, and they valued its mission and role in fostering intercultural education which is ground based in openness, coexistence, tolerance and critical thinking. They further assured of their continuous support to the University in the future.

Mira Yardemian
Public Relations Director

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