Regional Vice Presidency Mexico celebrated 40 years of IGLU

June 30, 2023
Written by OUI IOHE

The Regional Vice Presidency for Mexico of the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE) celebrated the Fortieth Anniversary of the Institute of Management and University Leadership (IGLU).

The celebration consisted of a special day of activities that took place on June 29, 2023, in the Hall of the General University Council of the Universidad de Guanajuato and which was called Trajectory, Challenges, Horizons.

In the opening ceremony participated Dr. Leticia Jiménez, IOHE Academic Director , Dr. Martha Aguilar Trejo, President of Universidad de Celaya and President of the Comisión Estatal para la Planeación de la Educación Superior, A.C., Dr. Salomón Amkie Cheirif, Director of Institutional Relations of Santander Universidades and of Universia México, Dr. Luis Armando González Placencia, General Director of ANUIES,Dr. Luis Felipe Guerrero Agripino, Rector General of the Universidad de Guanajuato and outgoing Vice President of the IOHE Mexico Region.

Merit awards were given to the trajectory of IGLU in Mexico to:

1. mtra. Silvia Alvarez Bruleniere
2. mtra. Ma. Teresa Betancourt Maldonado
3. Dr. Leticia Jimenez
4. Dr. Pierre Cazalis (Virtual Participation)
5. Master Juan Carlos Romero Hicks
6. Santander Universidades

The Conversation “Leadership from experience: realities, challenges and future projection in Higher Education” was held, in which the following participated: Fr. Lic. Francisco Ramírez Yáñez, President of Sistema UNIVA;  Dr. Christian Jorge Torres Ortiz Zermeño, President of Universidad de Colima; Dr. Luis Armando González Placencia; Executive director of ANUIES and Former President of Universidad de Tlaxcala; Dr. Luis Felipe Guerrero Agripino, President of Universidad de Guanajuato and Vicepresident  of Mexico Region, and as y  moderator Dr. Leticia Jiménez, IOHE Academic Director.

The Master Conference: “Current and Future Challenges of Higher Education” was given by Mtro. Juan Carlos Romero Hicks, IOHE Honorary President.

Subsequently, and with the moderation of Maestra Priscila Álvarez Gutiérrez, General Director of Human Resources ofUniversidad de Colima, the Panel “IGLU Contribution to the educational transformation in Mexico: Winners of the Gilles Boulet Award” was held, in which the following participated: Dr. Fernando Javier Gómez Triana, Postgraduate Professor at the UANL Faculty of Psychology; Dr. Yanet Romero Fernández, Director of Higher Education, UNIVA; and Eng. Ricardo Silva Echeverría, Universidad de Colima.

The second Panel of the day, “Vision: Beyond the limits: Collaborators and members of the Academic Committee of IGLU México”, was made up of: Dr. Esperanza Martínez Cano, Academic Secretary of the Faculty of Engineering and full-time professor from the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas; Dr. Francis Palacio Soto, Former Head of the Administrative Economic Sciences Area, UNIVA; Dr. Víctor Manuel Castillo Girón, Director of the Division of Universidad de Guadalajara and Dr. Salvador Hernández Castro Secretary of Management and Development of UG who had the role of moderator.

Finally, the conclusions and closing were in charge of Dr. Leticia Jiménez, Academic Director of the OUI and the event culminated with a Cocktail with the accompaniment of the Choir of the University of Guanajuato in the Jesuit Patio of the Central Building.

If you want to see the broadcasts of the event:

Opening event –

Master Conference –

Panel 1 –

Panel 2 –

To see the photos of the event –



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