VNUHCM-University Of Social Sciences And Humanities Welcomes Its First Fermale Rector

For the first time in 60 years of formation and development, VNUHCMUniversity of Social Sciences and Humanities (VNUHCM-USSH) has welcomed its first female rector with the ceremony in Dinh Tien Hoang campus (District 1) on the evening of May 15th.

Assoc. Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat award nominative reward to Assoc. Prof. Ngo Thi Phuong Lan

In the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Tan Phat – VNUHCM-Director of Department of Organization and Personnel promulgated the decision of VNUHCM President on nominating Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngo Thi Phuong Lan – VNUHCM-Vice Rector of VNUHCM-USSH to hold the post of Rector, succeeding Prof. Vo Van Sen.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat – President of VNUHCM congratulated and expressed the trust in leading and contribution ability of Assoc. Prof. Ngo Thi Phuong Lan for the development of VNUHCM-USSH. Concurrently, the President sent the sincere thanks to Prof. Vo Van Sen – Former Rector for contribution effort in the past period.

Stating on new her duty, Assoc. Prof. Ngo Thi Phuong Lan said that this is an honour, an opportunity and also a challenge to her. The newly-appointed rector affirms: “I will continue pursuing plans and programs that former rectors established such as the mission of university management modernization, curriculum internationalization, curriculum quality enhancement and pinnacle scientific research development to serve the community; and implementation of a Self-governance University.

Prof. Ngo Thi Phuong Lan (born in 1974, at Can Duoc, Long An) graduated as a Bachelor of Oriental Studies at VNUHCM-USSH. She then was a Master of Anthropology culture-society in the University of Canada (Toronto) and finished her Doctor decree of Ethnology at VNUHCM-USSH.

From October 2002 to January 2013, Prof. Ngo Thi Phuong Lan was a lecturer in the Faculty of Anthropology, then the Vice Dean the Faculty of Anthropology, VNUHCM-USSH.

From January 2013 to recently, she was the Vice Rector in charge of post-graduate training and research affairs in VNUHCM-USSH.

On this occasion, VNUHCM awarded out its Order of Merit to Prof. Vo Van Sen – Former Rector of VNUHCM-USSH for his contributions in Rector’s role.

Prof Huynh Thanh Dat gave the Order of Merit to Prof. Vo Van Sen

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