RSU Council Discusses the University’s Five-Year Development Strategy
On Thursday, 26 May, the Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) Council held its first on-site meeting at the RSU Anatomy Museum, where the council initiated the evaluation of the university’s development strategy. The strategy was reported by RSU Rector, Professor Aigars Pētersons, as well as Vice-Rector for Studies Prof. Tatjana Koķe and Vice-Rector for Health Studies Prof. Guntis Bahs.
During the meeting, the council talked about matters related to studies. At the next meeting the council will evaluate reports by the Vice-Rector for Science and the Vice-Rector for Administration and Development.
RSU management gave a recap of what had been achieved over the previous period (2017–2021), laid out the plans for the next five years. During the discussions, the Rector and Vice-Rectors answered questions and discussed possible directions that RSU would focus on.
Before the meeting, council members were shown around the RSU Anatomy Museum by the Head of the museum, Ieva Lībiete. The council’s members enjoyed the museum's historical collection and its modern approach to showcasing its collection. During the second part of the day, several members of the council visited the RSU Medical Education Technology Centre, where Director Ieva Šlēziņa presented the centre’s activities, achievements, and plans for the future.
The RSU Council has held four meetings so far. At the first meetings, the council elected a Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson and reviewed several documents in accordance with the Law on Higher Education Institutions – the draft of the RSU Constitution, the Election Regulations of the Constitutional Assembly, the university's financial results for 2021, and the annual report.