President discharges Skopenko from post of Taras Shevchenko University Rector
Volodymyr Lytvyn appointed as the acting Rector
With his corresponding decree President Victor Yushchenko discharged Rector of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University Viktor Skopenko from his office and appointed Volodymyr Lytvyn the acting Rector until the elections are held.
According to the President`s press-office, making comments on the decision at the meeting of Academic council of the University President Yushchenko said: “I am assured that at all times the status of the University has been special… But certain political intrigues, unfortunately, made even Kyiv National University involved in politics too. I think that with today’s decision we shall put an end to these games and return the University into [proper] legal field”