The Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky has announced the appointment of a former adviser of the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Natalia Pakhomova acting rector, Russian state Institute of performing arts. This was reported on The Ministry of culture on Tuesday, April 4.
"We have long consulted with Directors of St. Petersburg theatres, the Union of theatrical figures, rectors of other universities, with the city administration," — said Medina, commenting on this personnel decision. The Minister said that Pakhomov has all the necessary skills to work on a post of the rector.
She Pakhomov said that he sees no need to change anything in the educational process of the Institute of performing arts. "But from the point of view of development of material and technical base, there is work to do", she added.
Held the post of rector of the University doctor of arts Alexander Chepurov has previously expressed a desire to leave this post to focus on the creative and scientific work. Chepurov also holds the position of associate artistic Director of the Alexandrinsky theater.
Natalia Pakhomova was an Advisor to Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir Kirillov 2014. Prior to that, she worked in the St. Petersburg Committee for culture.