At the age of 73, Ivan Vakarchuk, the former Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, the former rector of the University of Lviv, the father of the musician and deputy Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, died.
This was announced by the former head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, MP Vladimir Vyatrovich.
“A great loss. Ivan Vakarchuk has passed away. A great man, a man who has changed his life for the better. For me, my beloved rector alma mater, the Minister of Education with whom I had the ‘honor to collaborate, changing this industry,’ wrote Vyatrovich.
Vyatrovich notes that Ivan Vakarchuk “has made it possible that as of 2008 almost half a million Ukrainian children graduate with the hope of honest entry, and that hope is not in vain.” He posed without compromise the question of the quality of education in our higher school and began to raise the prestige of science, mathematics and physics in school. “
Ivan Aleksandrovich Vakarchk (born March 6, 1947, Bratushany, now Edinburgh district, Moldova) – Ukrainian physicist, politician and public figure, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2007-2010). During the years 1990-2007 and 2010-2013, he was rector of the University of Lviv. Doctor in physico-mathematical sciences (1980). Heroes of Ukraine (2007). Honored worker in science and technology of Ukraine.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru