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Yerevan State University Rector Dismissed

By a decree issued by RA Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan, Yerevan State University rector Aram Simonyan has been released from his position and an acting rector has been appointed.

According to the education ministry website, the decree is directed at “the proper organization for a call for the post of rector.”

The fact that Simonyan’s official term expires on May 29 and the call for applicants coincides with the end of the school year and the start of summer vacation were taken into consideration.

The call for applications will be announced according to the rules of procedure.