WELCOME FROM CHANCELLOR TO FIRST YEAR STUDENTS
of the leading Universities of Ukraine and Europe opens its doors before you to
decent education, scholarly and creative thinking.
You are greatly honoured to study at the Ivan Franko
National University in L’viv. You should display a strong commitment to learning
in our community of scholarship and we are assured and confident that you will
persistently generate your knowledge, strengthen educational values, follow and
propagate scholarly traditions and expertise developed by the diverse
generations of students and scholars of our University.
I hope that your academic achievements will augment the
contributions of the preceding generation of graduates who glorified the
University as the center of national and world culture development.
I express my deep gratitude to your parents and teachers
who fostered the aspirations of knowledge, inbred in our national character.
You were born in the year when Ukraine was proclaimed
independent. This significant event has forever been marked in the history of
Ukrainian people, since we have become the nation of freedom with our own
dignity and awareness of a great Ukrainian glory. I wish you all boundless
energy, health and inspiration for academic work on your way to up-to-date
education and ambitious goal that lies ahead of you in partnership with the
University. I am sure you will make decent students at the Ivan Franko National
University in L’viv.
Acting Chancellor of the Ivan Franko National University