The Minister of Science and Higher Education Appoints The Acting Rector of UTMN

Project 5-100 24 January 2020

The Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov assigned temporary duties of the Rector of the University of Tyumen to Elena Tumakova until the post is filled in the prescribed manner.

Under the current UTMN Statute, the Rector of the University is appointed by the Ministry, from the pool of candidates which were recommended by the Supervisory Board of the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution.


Tumakova Elena Vadimovna, Vice-Rector for UTMN Academic Affairs, Ph.D. in Philology, Associate Professor of the Russian Language Department.

2000: Graduated from the University of Tyumen with a degree in Philology and became a licensed professor in Philology.

2003: Graduated from UTMN postgraduate program and defended her thesis.

2004–2018: Deputy for Academic Affairs of Faculty of Philology, UTMN Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities (former Institute of Philology and Journalism).

2018: Appointed as Vice-Rector and Head of the UTMN Department of Academic Affairs.

2016- ongoing: Joined the Methodological Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science for the development of methodological support of Russian as a foreign language examination process, the history of Russia study and consultation on Russian Federation legislation fundamentals.

2017: Awarded with a Certificate of Honor by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.


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