Ceremonial Handover to the new Rector Prof Dr Ada Pellert at the FernUniversität in Hagen

On 26 February 2016 the FernUniversität in Hagen (University of Hagen) celebrated the ceremonial handover to its new Rector - and former President of the Carl Benz Academy - Professor Dr Ada Pellert, who officially commences her duties on 2 March 2016.

In the presence of 650 guests, the achievements of outgoing Rector Professor Dr Helmut Hoyer were recognized and celebrated, as was the transition to new leadership under Professor Dr Pellert.

Appointed in recognition of her expertise and understanding of the distance learning system, her networks in the scientific community and politics, for her commitment and for her excellent communication skills, Professor Dr Pellert looks forward to working together with the University’s broad community of stakeholders to ensure that the “jewel that is the FernUniversität in Hagen will shine even brighter in future”.

Professor Dr Pellert is the first woman to be appointed Rector at the University of Hagen.

http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/universitaet/aktuelles/2016/02/am-26-rektoratsuebergabe.shtml (in German) (德文)