On 17th November 2016 during the CRASP Presidium Meeting  was initiated on the term 2016-20 the Commission on Strategic Problems in Higher Education. The main aims, team and function were acted during the Plenary Assembly of CRASP.

From 4 till 7 June 2017 in "Zamek Gniew" Hotel in Gniew the XIX School of Strategic Management of Polish Rectors Foundation for chancellors, bursars and financial directors will take place.

Polish Rectors Foundation in copperation with  PCG Academia is the substantive partner of Leaders in University Management – LUMEN 2017 Competition.  Submissions of best projects in efficient university management will be accepted until 30 June via the website www.lumen.edu.pl.

On 28 October 2015 the President of PRF Prof. Jerzy Woźnicki participated in the conference "Ideas of Knowledge and Value Conflicts" which was devoted to the memory of Stefan Amsterdamski. The conference was organized by the The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology from Polish Academy of Sciences and the Graduate School for Social Research IPS PAS.

Prof. Jerzy Woźnicki was the moderator of panel discussion "The reform of science and higher education. The Graduate School for Social Research" with prof. Ewa Chmielecka and Prof. V. Tomusk.

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On 27 October 2015 Prof. Jerzy Woźnicki was a guest of the audition of Krzsztof Michalski "The evening of reserchers" in Program I Polish Radio.

The interview concerned the future of science and universities in Poland, with special emphasis on the problems with financing the science researches.

https://www.polskieradio.pl/13/161/Artykul/1537223,Czy-pieniadze-ulecza-nauke-Przyszlosc-polskich-uczelni

The Polish Rectors Foundation has been assumed patronage of the Leaders in University Management Conference entitled "Lumen 2015", which will be organized by: Public Consulting Group and "Perspektive".

More info: http://www.lumen.edu.pl/  

In 2015 a publication came out: "Higher Education: A Worldwide Inventory of Research Centers, Academic Programs, and Journals and Publications. 3rd Edition." which included the report about the most important research centers, which carry out studies on higher education in various countries in the world. International experts indicated only two  institutions in Poland, which are recognizable in the world: Centre for Public Policy Studies in University of  Poznan (Director: Prof. Marek Kwiek) and think-tank Polish Rectors Foundation - Institute of Knowledge Society (President: Prof. Jerzy Woźnicki).

excerpt of publication Higher Education: A Worldwide Inventory of Research Centers, Academic Programs, and Journals and Publications. 3rd Edition >>>

On 9 October 2015, the President of the Polish Rectors Foundation, Prof. Jerzy  Woźnicki participated in the inauguration ceremony of the academic year 2014/2015 at the Katowice School of Economics. Professor Jerzy Woźnicki gave a lecture "How and whether does social dialogue in the higher education systems takes place?".

On 6 October 2015, the President of the Polish Rectors Foundation, Prof. Jerzy  Woźnicki participated in the inauguration ceremony of the academic year 2014/2015 at the Lublin University of Technology. Professor Jerzy Woźnicki gave a lecture "Higher education in Poland - how to regulate and if there is a need to change the system?".

The President of PRF, Prof. Jerzy Woźnicki took part in the debate "Dziennika Gazety Prawnej" about higher education entitled: "What should be changed in the higher education system in Poland so that polish universities will become as good as Harvard, as well as what has failed in the previous reforms in higher education and how does the demographic decline influence  the functioning of universities and the quality of education". The relation of the meeting was published in the newspaper "Dziennik Gazeta Prawna" on 1 October 2015.

The participants of the discussion were also: the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education - Prof. Marek Ratajczak, the President of the Polish Accreditation Committee - Prof. Marek Rocki, the President of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland  - Prof. Wiesław Banyś, Vice President of the Conference of Rectors of Public Vocational Schools - Prof. Julian Bystrzanowski,  the Student Ombudsman - Justyna Rokita and the President of the National Representation of PhD Students - Michał Gajda.

The full debate:

http://serwisy.gazetaprawna.pl/edukacja/artykuly/897055,co-nalezy-zrobic-aby-polskie-szkoly-wyzsze-byly-jak-harvard.html