Dear rector Tiziana Lippiello Warmest Congratulation on your achievement!!
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has chosen its new Rector: the first woman in the history of the institution, Tiziana Lippiello is now the 23rd Rector of the Venetian University and will guide the University for the next 6 years.
Tiziana Lippiello is a Full Professor of Classical Chinese Language, History of Philosophy, and Religion in China at the Department of Asian and North African Studies. Since 2014, she has served as Vice-Rector in charge of relations with Asia (2014-2017) and International Relations (2017-2020)
She has also held the positions of Director of the Department of Asian and North African Studies from 2011 to 2014 and Director of the Department of Eastern Asian Studies from 2009 to 2011.
She served as a member of the Academic Senate from 2006 to 2009 and of the Venice International University Board of Directors from 2006 to 2011, since 2015 she also coordinates the Double Degree on “Chinese studies” (LICSAAM) with the Capital Normal University Beijing, as well as the Double Degree on “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” with the same University. She also supervises the RobinBA project called “The role of books in non-bibliometric areas”.
Rector Lippiello has advocated for a more participative way of managing the University and for the strengthening of the relationship with other universities. During her mandate, she also aims to tear down the wall that separates the various departments and encourage cooperation and the sharing of ideas, initiatives, and projects.
“As a humanist - stated Lippiello - I also want to work towards more inclusion and diversity in the various disciplines, taking into consideration and respecting the different peculiarities and strong points of each disciplinary area and department. To this end, I want to introduce a new modus operandi, based on open communication and the valorization of professional skills, with a special focus on the needs of our students.”