The 2015 University of Haifa Board of Governors’ Meeting was held this summer and attended by more than 100 lay leaders from nine countries. During the meeting, the Governors and other friends of the University reviewed and celebrated academic and social activities in which the University is engaged.
One celebration during the meeting was the announcement of the building of the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences Building which will be home to 10 departments and schools which make up the third largest Faculty at the University. The construction of the 5,300 square meter building is scheduled to be completed in 2018.
Special guests during the ceremony were Prof. Arnon Afek, the Director General of the Israel Ministry of Health,
and Yossi Silman, the Director General of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services. Pictured here (from left) are, Baruch Marzan, VP and Director General, Dean Shai Linn, and President Amos Shapira, who were also in attendance to celebrate the construction of the new Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences Building.