The rector of the main pedagogical University of Russia – Moscow pedagogical state University (MPGU) – Alexei Semenov is retiring. This academician of RAS and RAO, informed “Interfax” on Sunday evening. “I planned decision is not discussed”, – he said.
The Agency sources in the University told that the place can take Semenova, the Deputy Director of Department of state policy in the sphere of higher education Ministry of education and science, former Vice-rector of Moscow state pedagogical University and a graduate of the University Aleksey Lubkov.
The Ministry of education information about personnel changes in the Moscow pedagogical state University didn’t confirm or deny it will not. Press Secretary of the head of Department Olga Vasilyeva, Andrey Emelyanov said that the official response to this query would be ready later.
Semenov was appointed rector of the Moscow state pedagogical University in late August 2013, after a scandal with fake dissertations conveyor. His predecessor Victor Matrosov was dismissed from this position a month before. In addition, 11 people were deprived of the degree of candidate of Sciences and doctor of Sciences.
At the end of 2013 appeared information about a major reorganization of personnel at the University, Semenov, however, denied it: “Massive layoffs are planned”.
As notes “Interfax”, in July 2014 in mass media there was information about the conflict that arose between Semenov and some teachers of the University. Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation promised to check and get to understand the situation.
Mathematician Alexei Semenov is a doctor of physico-mathematical Sciences, Professor and laureate of the RF President and the RF government.