They agreed to work together on behalf of Mexico’s
higher education, scientific research and innovation.
The president expressed his government’s interest
in expanding higher education coverage.
At Los Pinos, the president congratulated the dean
on his appointment.
At the official residence of Los Pinos, President
Enrique Peña Nieto met today with Dean of the National Autonomous University of
Mexico (UNAM) Enrique Graue Wiechers, whom he congratulated on his appointment
by the university Board of Governors to direct the highest seat of learning in
meeting, the president and the dean of UNAM agreed to work together for higher
education, scientific research and innovation in Mexico.
told the dean of the government’s absolute respect for the university’s
autonomy and expressed his interest in working together on behalf of the
also stressed his government’s determination to boost higher education through the
expansion of coverage and the use of new technologies.
Peña Nieto also told the UNAM dean of the government’s interest in bringing the
country’s higher education programs into line with the new realities Mexico is
He also expressed
his willingness to promote the strengthening of the links between UNAM and
government institutions, so that, together, they would find the best solutions
to national challenges.
Peña Nieto acknowledged the contributions of UNAM to the development of scientific
research, higher education and the promotion of culture in Mexico, which has
earned it international recognition.