Universidade do Porto Has a New Rector
Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo was elected the 18th Rector of the Universidade do Porto, now in its 103rd year of existence, succeeding José Marques dos Santos, who was the Rector in the past eight years. Elected with a program entitled "Anticipating the Future, Daring to Change," Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo leaves the position of Dean of the Faculdade de Engenharia of the Universidade do Porto (FEUP), which he had occupied since 2010.
The Rector of the Universidade do Porto leads the government and external representation of the University, and chairs its Management Board and Senate.
Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo visited CMU with José Marques dos Santos, the former U.Porto Rector, in May 2011.