New Outreach Activities of Athens University of Economics and Business
On March 31, 2023, the Rector of the Athens University of Economics and Business, Prof. Dimitris Bourantonis, and the Vice Rector for International Cooperation and Growth, Prof. Vassilis Papadakis, welcomed a delegation of the US Embassy to the premises of AUEB. The delegation comprised Dr Sana Surendra, US Embassy Educational Ataché, former University of Minnesota associate Vice President Prof. Meredith McQuaid and US Embassy Public Engagement Specialist Ms. Marina Cheilitsi.
In a friendly atmosphere, the two sides exchanged views on the prospects for cooperation between AUEB and US universities, especially in the wake of the Pharos Summit. An extensive presentation was made on behalf of the AUEB regarding the institution's outreach activities and existing partnerships with US institutions, and ways to further strengthen these partnerships were discussed. The two sides agreed to maintain channels of communication for the best possible cooperation on issues of common interest.
In the same context and in a friendly atmosphere, the Rector and the Vice Rector for International Cooperation and Growth met with the Rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Professor Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger. The meeting was attended by the Emeritus Professor of AUEB Mrs. Nancy Papalexandri.