2012 International Conference on Global Advancement of Private Universities & Colleges (GAPUC)

The second annual Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges Conference took place May 23-25, 2012 at Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia.

  • Internationalization of Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Management of Higher Education
  • Entrepreneurial Higher Education
  • Higher Education Globalization
  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation in a Globalized Society (Pros and Cons of American Higher Education Approach)
  • Teaching Across Borders
  • Financing and Funding Higher Education in a Global Society
  • The Role of the Private Higher Education Sector
  • Entrepreneurial Higher Education
  • Government Role and Interest in Higher Education
  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education
  • Globalization and Localization of Higher Education
  • Cooperation Between Public and Private Higher Education Sector
  • Inter-University Collaboration, Cooperation and Consortia
  • Preparing Higher Education Leaders and Managers


Professor Ruiqing Du

Vice President for International Programs
Professor of Language Studies
Xian International University

Fengqaio Yan, Ph.D.

Deputy Director of the Graduate School of Education & Professor of Education,
Peking University
fqyan@gse.pku.edu.cn or fengqiaoyan@yahoo.com



Corentine Chaillet

Director of Communications, American Graduate School in Paris


North America (USA and Canada)

Professor Steve O. Michael

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Arcadia University



Evgeniya V. Karavaeva, Ph.D.

Deputy Vice-Provost, Moscow University, Executive Director of Association of Classical Universities in Russia

Professor Sergey Zapryagaev

Former Vice Rector & Professor of Physics, Voronezh State University
Chief of Accreditation Project for Association of Classical Universities in Russia



Professor Andy Pusca

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Danubius University

Association Board

AGAUC is an association of institutional members across the globe.  The Association Board organizes election of the association leaders, develops and approves association’s constitutions, and provides oversight over the affairs of the association. 



Dr. Steve O. Michael

First Vice President

Dr. Andy Pusca

Second Vice President

Dr. Sergey Zapragaev