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UNIVERSITY VALUES IN A CHANGING WORLD
On the way towards a revised version of
the Magna Charta Universitatum

XXX Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum
DCCC Anniversary of the University of Salamanca

Salamanca, 17 - 18 September 2018

Monday 17 September 2018

09.00 – 18.30
University of Salamanca
Paraninfo
Historical Building, University of Salamanca

Patio de Escuelas

Welcome address
Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca, Spain
Pilar Aranda, Vice-President, CRUE, Spanish Rectors’ Conference, Spain

Opening Remarks

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

Annual Report on the Magna Charta Observatory

David Lock, Secretary General of the Magna Charta Observatory

 

Keynote Address
The changing expectations of society

John Edward Sexton, President Emeritus, New York University, USA
Pilar Aranda, Rector, Universidad de Granada, Spain

 

The Magna Charta Universitatum: the original aims and the outcomes: retrospective from authors

Fabio Roversi-Monaco, Honorary President, Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna, Italy

Josep Bricall, drafter of the Magna Charta Universitatum, Barcelona, Spain

Chair: Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca, Spain

 

Panel session
How Universities are responding to the challenges

Pam Fredman, President, International Association of Universities, Paris, France
Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt

Ludovic Thilly, Chair of the Coimbra Group Executive Board, Belgium

Michaela Onofrei, Rector, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania

 

Keynote Address
The MCO Living Values Project: an introduction to the project and the afternoon workshops

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

David Lock, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory

 

 

13.30 – 15.00                    Lunch at Historical Cloister

 

 

15.00 – 17.00


Workshops

 

Session 1:

 

1.1       Values based leadership
How Rectors and other senior leaders, especially when newly appointed, can use the tool to inform their priorities.
Room: Paraninfo
Facilitator: David Lock, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot sites:
Dean Mundey, Senior Advisor, University of Tasmania, Australia

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Rapporteur: Dimitrios Tsougarakis, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory


1.2       The process of using the Living Values Guidelines

What has worked well and not so well in the process so far, what the challenges were and how they were addressed
Room: Aula Unamuno
Facilitator: Caroline Parker, Lead GCU Values Project, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
Pilot sites:
Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Vice-Chancellor, Stockholm University, Sweden
Mono Bunwaree, Council Member, University of Mauritius

Rapporteur: Janja Komljenovic, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

1.3       Emerging values
The values that were identified as being relevant, the reasons why and implications for the University
Room: Aula Salinas
Facilitator: Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

Pilot sites
Vladimir Filippov, Rector, Peoples" Friendship University of Russia
Marcelo Knobel, Rector, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil

Rapporteur: Ella Ritchie, Former Vice Rector, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

 

1.4       Triggers for undertaking the values project and evidence of success
Why universities choose to become a pilot sites, the means of assessing success and evidence of the benefits from undertaking the project
Room: Aula Francisco de Vitoria
Facilitator: Agneta Bladh, Vice-President, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot Sites

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Horia Iovu, Vice-Rector, University Politehnica of Bucharest

Rapporteur: Eva Egron-Polak, Council member, Magna Charta Observatory

 

Session 2:

 

2.1       Engaging with students
How were students engaged with the design and implementation of the project, what worked and what didn’t
Room: Aula Unamuno

Facilitator: Eva Egron-Polak, Council member, Magna Charta Observatory
Pilot sites:

Horia Iovu, Vice-Rector, The University Politehnica of Bucharest

Rapporteur: Dimitrios Tsougarakis, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

 

2.2      Engaging with staff
How were staff (academic and administrative) engaged with the design and implementation of the project, what worked and what didn’t
Room: Aula Salinas 

Facilitator: Caroline Parker, Lead GCU Values Project, Glasgow Caledonian University

Pilot sites:

Alessandra Scagliarini, Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Italy
Mono Bunwaree, Council Member, University of Mauritius

Rapporteur: Ella Ritchie, Former Vice Rector, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

 

2.3      Engaging with stakeholders

Which stakeholders were engaged with the design and implementation of the project, how were they engaged, what worked and what didn’t and what outcomes resulted
Room: Aula Francisco de Vitoria 

Facilitator: Gulsun Saglamer, Former Rector, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Pilot sites
Amr Elhelw, Head of  International Agreements & Cooperation Center, Arab Academy for science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Egypt
Marcelo Knobel, Rector, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil

Rapporteur: Janja Komljenovic, Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

2.4      Engaging with the Strategic Planning process
How did a focus on values integrate with formulating and implementing the strategic plan and related academic and administrative processes, how did it facilitate change, what worked and what didn’t
Room: Paraninfo  

Facilitator: John Davies, International Consultant in Higher Education, University of Bath, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
Pilot sites

Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Vice-Chancellor, Stockholm University, Sweden
Dean Mundey, Senior Advisor, University of Tasmania, Australia

Rapporteur: David Lock, Secretary General, Magna Charta Observatory

 
Final plenary session
to reflect on the outcome of the discussions and explore the next steps
Paraninfo

Chair: Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory

Reflections: John Davies, International Consultant in Higher Education, University of Bath, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Panel:

Caroline Parker, Lead GCU Values Project, Glasgow Caledonian University Eva Eva Egron-Polak, Council member, Magna Charta Observatory

Mono Bunwaree, Council Member, University of Mauritius

Marcelo Knobel, Rector, University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil

 

Tuesday 18 September 2018

University of Salamanca
Paraninfo
Historical Building, University of Salamanca

 

Ceremony of the Signature of the Magna Charta Universitatum

Welcome address
Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector, University of Salamanca, Spain
Fabio Roversi-Monaco, Honorary President, Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna, Italy

Words of thanks on behalf of the Signatories
Giga Zedania, Rector, Ilia State University, Georgia

Concluding remarks

Francesco Ubertini, Rector, University of Bologna, Italy