The Governing Body (JG) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) published this Wednesday the list of the 17 people who have “submitted documents and met the requirements” to participate in the race for the rectorate for the 2023–2027 period.
In alphabetical order, the list consists of Laura Susana Acosta Torres, Director of the National School of Higher Studies (ENES) León; Sergio Alcocer Martnez de Castro, former Undersecretary for North America at the State Department; the Administrative Secretary of UNAM, Luis lvarez Icaza; and the Director of the Faculty of Law, Ral Contreras Bustamante.
Likewise, there is Jorge Alfredo Cuéllar Ordaz, former director of the Faculty of Advanced Studies (FES) Cuautitlán; Patricia Dávila Aranda, UNAM Secretary for Institutional Development; Germán Fajardo Dolci, Director of the Faculty of Medicine; and Héctor Hiram Hernández Bringas, Researcher at the Regional Center for Multidisciplinary Research.
Also registered were William Lee Alardn, Scientific Research Coordinator; Leonardo Lomel Vanegas, Secretary General of UNAM; Mara Esperanza Martnez Romero, senior researcher at the Center for Genomic Sciences; and Daniel Trejo Medina, specialist professor at the Faculty of Accounting and Administration.
The list is completed by Imanol Ordorika Sacristán, Director of Institutional Evaluation at UNAM; Guadalupe Valencia Garca, Humanities Coordinator; Ambrosio Velasco Gómez, researcher at the Institute for Philosophical Research; Luz del Carmen Vilchis Esquivel, former Director of the National School of Plastic Arts; and Alberto Vital Daz, Director of the Teaching Center for Foreigners.
Curriculum vitae, job profiles, work plans, and a summary of the work plans of all applicants are now available on the JG website.
Only on October 12th will the JG publicly announce the names of the people who have submitted the documentation to the UNAM community “in accordance with university legislation and taking into account the results of auscultation and have submitted it after appropriate assessment and consultation and who meet the requirements to be on the final list of candidates.
These people will be interviewed by the JG on October 23 and given space in the university media to present their work projects.
Once this task has been completed, the Management Board will determine Enrique Graue Wiechers’ successor in November.