Ildikó Orosz resigned her post as Rector of Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education

Following the unexpected death of the former Rector József Szikura in 2015, Ildikó Orosz, President of Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education accepted the nomination for the post of the Rector of the institution. On 19 March she reported on the five-year period at the post of the Rector at a press conference held with few participants (Ildikó Orosz’s Report as Rector of Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education on the 2015–2020 Period).

Ildikó Orosz announced she is now 60, the required retirement age, and that is why she decided to resign the Rector’s post. However, she will continue to undertake the position of the President.

The post of the Rector of the College will be filled in after an election.

The procedure of electing the Rector will be performed by an acting rector named by the Board of Trustees of the Charitable Foundation “In support of the Transcarpathian Hungarian College”.

Ildikó Orosz will retain the position of the Rector till the end of the quarantine caused by the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The nomination of acting rector as well as the handover of responsibilities and duties will take place after the quarantine is cancelled.

This article is translated from Hungarian into English based on the news item entitled “Orosz Ildikó leköszönt a II. Rákóczi Ferenc Kárpátaljai Magyar Főiskola rektori pozíciójáról” and published on the website “Kárpátalja.ma”.