Board of Directors

Current Officers, Officers Elect, and Immediate Past Officers make up the Board of Directors for the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), a registered not-for-profit Charity in the United Kingdom.  The Board of Directors is chaired by the Immediate Past President.  The Board of Directors is legally responsible for the management of the Charity and is the subject of Articles 15-17 of the Charity’s Articles.  The Board of Directors, among its general responsibility for the Charity’s affairs, is the main forum for discussing issues relating to the Charity’s structure, and its policies and strategies, both internally and externally.

Current Presidency

  • Kakha Shengelia, Georgia – IAUP President
    President, Caucasus University
  • Gerald Reisinger, Austria – IAUP Secretary General
    President, FH Upper Austria
  • Nicolette DeVille Christensen, United States of America – IAUP Treasurer

Previous Presidency

  • Toyoshi Satow, Japan – Previous IAUP President and Chairman, IAUP Board of Directors
    Chancellor, J.F. Oberlin University
  • Alvaro Romo, United States of America – Previous IAUP Secretary General
    Special Advisor to the President of Osaka University of Commerce, Japan
  • Ichiro Tanioka, Japan – Previous IAUP Treasurer
    President, Osaka University of Commerce and Chancellor, Tanioka Gakuen Educational Foundation

Upcoming Presidency

  • Fernando Leon Garcia, Mexico – IAUP President-elect
    President, CETYS University
  • Fernando Galvan Reula, Spain – IAUP Secretary General-elect
    President, University of Alcala
  • Shawn Chen, China – IAUP Treasurer-elect
    President, SIAS University