The change of the management of the LUA took place in accordance with the statute of association – chairman of the association changes every two years. Consequently, the term of office of A. Pētersons will be until June 2021.
Irēna Kokina, rector and professor of Daugavpils University, was elected deputy chairman of the board of the LUA. Artūrs Zeps, vice-rector for strategic development of Riga Technical University, will continue to perform his duties as the executive director of the LUA.
The Association was established in 2009 with the purpose of coordinating the activities of universities and collaborating on important issues, thus promoting the development of higher education and science and strengthening of university level education in Latvia.
The Association unites Daugavpils University, University of Latvia, Latvian University of Agriculture, Liepaja University, Riga Stradiņš University and Riga Technical University.
executive director of the LUA, vice-rector for strategic development of RTU