Starting from 2 August 2021 Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences has a new director Dr. Lina Tamutienė.
L. Tamutienė has been working at the University of Applied Sciences since 2004, in the meantime she has held the position of the Deputy Director for Strategic Development and managed various projects for the improvement of teachers' competences and integrated development.
L. Tamutienė has received a PhD degree after successfully defending dissertation in the field of communication and information at Vilnius University. She has graduated from Šiauliai University studying in the field of philology and education.
“I am delighted that the University of Applied Sciences Council welcomed the programme of activities presented during the public tender, provided me an opportunity to ensure the continuity of activities and achieve sustainable changes by using experience and potential. The University of Applied Sciences has ambitious goals: to consolidate the position of the regional higher education institution, develop international networking, and strengthen the University's of Applied Sciences competitiveness and innovation capacity. Starting with the new academic year, a number of challenges await: to ensure a full-fledged study process during the pandemic period, to utilize the experience of distance activities, and prepare for the external institutional assessment, – says L. Tamutienė.
To head the University of Applied Sciences Dr. Lina Tamutienė was elected by the decision of the University of Applied Sciences Council.
The election of the Director was held by public tender on 28 June 2021. The term of office of the University of Applied Sciences Director is 5 years.