On the morning of 22 January, 2021, the ceremony to announce the decisions to recognize the University Council, the Chairman of the University Council, and the Rector of the term 2020-2025 was held in a cozy but extremely solemn atmosphere.
The ceremony was honored to welcome Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Quang – Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee, Chairman of the TNU Council, President of Thai Nguyen University (TNU); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Duc Dung – Deputy Director of the Institute of Information Technology under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology; Dr. Pham Quoc Chinh – Director of the Department of Science and Technology of Thai Nguyen province and leaders of departments, branches, leaders of universities and vocational colleges under Thai Nguyen University; leaders of companies, businesses, affiliates; mass media units; all officers, employees and student representatives of the university.
Overview of the ceremony
At the beginning of the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Truong – Member of the Executive Committee of the TNU Party Committee, Director of Personnel Organization announced the decision recognizing 16 members of the University Council; the decision on appointing Dr. Nguyen Van Tao the Chairman of the University Council and the decision on appointing Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Trung Nghia the new Rector of University of Information and Communication Technology for the term 2020 – 2025.
The President of Thai Nguyen University conferring the decisions to recognize 16 members of the University Council, the Chairman of the Council, and the Rector for the term 2020-2025.
Speaking at the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Quang – Secretary of the Party Committee, Chairman of the TNU Council, President of Thai Nguyen University congratulated the University Council and individuals who had been trusted by the university’s staff and lecturers and elected to hold important positions. Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Quang emphasized that the consolidation of the new organizational structure of the university was not only a condition to ensure effective operation, but also opened up new development directions for the unit when entering the next stage. Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Quang also suggested that the University Council needed to quickly plan clearly strategies and goals, especially focusing on the ability to respond to the digital transformation, which focuses on training quality, supply providing high-quality human resources for information and communication technology.
Speaking of accepting the tasks and showing determination to lead the school in the coming time, Dr. Nguyen Van Tao and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Trung Nghia expressed their joy and honor to be credited with great and great responsibility.
Dr. Nguyen Van Tao speaking at the ceremony
In his acceptance speech, Dr. Nguyen Van Tao – Chairman of the University Council gave strategic directions to develop ICTU in the period 2020 – 2025, with a vision to 2030, in which special attention is paid to the “human” factor in the development of the university.
New Rector Phung Trung Nghia delivering a speech at the ceremony
As the Rector, Associate Professor, Dr. Phung Trung Nghia affirmed: “In the coming time, ICTU will focus on putting first focus on people, towards university autonomy, the university will be a pioneer in becoming a digital university with special emphasis on creating an ICTU with a distinct identity.” Finally, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Trung Nghia affirmed his determination to build and construct ICTU into a happy university.
Dr. Nguyen Van Tao presenting flowers to thank the former members of the University Council for the 2016-2021 term.
In the joyful and exciting atmosphere of the ceremony, Dr. Nguyen Van Tao, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Trung Nghia and 16 members of the University Council received congratulatory flowers from leaders, departments and agencies and partner units.
Receiving flowers from the partner units
The delegates visiting ICTU New Year Market booths and taking memorial photos