Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, will address the Association of American Universities on Monday, May 16. (Photo/Courtesy of the Presidential Office of Ukraine via Wikimedia Commons)

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to address American universities Monday on future of higher ed in Ukraine

At 8 a.m. PDT, the Association of American Universities will livestream the speech on how American universities and Ukraine can work together to rebuild the country’s higher ed sector; a Q&A follows.

May 15, 2022 USC staff

The Association of American Universities will livestream an address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at 8 a.m. PDT Monday, May 16.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, will address the Association of American Universities on Monday, May 16. (Photo/Courtesy of the Presidential Office of Ukraine via Wikimedia Commons)

Zelenskyy will speak about how American universities and Ukrainian officials and educators can work together to help rebuild and transform his country’s higher education sector. He also will outline his vision for Ukraine and speak about the Ukrainian Global University, which brings together an international network of institutions to help displaced Ukrainian students and scholars continue their education and research. A Q&A will follow his remarks.

Founded in 1900, the AAU is composed of America’s leading research universities. — 65 institutions focused on changing lives through education, research and innovation. USC has been a member of the association since 1969.