AUA President Emeritus Dr. Bruce M. Boghosian Receives Order of the Republic of Armenia Award

YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 14, 2014, American University of Armenia (AUA) President Emeritus Dr. Bruce M. Boghosian received the Order of the Republic of Armenia award for his efforts to improve the standard of education in Armenia in his capacity as AUA President. Dr. Boghosian and Interim President Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian welcomed Chief of Staff Minister Mr. Davit Harutyunyan, who presented the award on behalf of Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Hovik Abrahamyan.

After the presentation of the award, Dr. Boghosian, Dr. Der Kiureghian, and Mr. Harutyunyan discussed current and future trends in the Armenian job market and how to anticipate and accommodate them. Dr. Boghosian also detailed several of AUA’s recent successes, including last year’s launch of the undergraduate program, AUA Extension’s new offices in Gyumri, Dilijan, and Stepanakert, and the new MS in Economics program.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.

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From left: Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian, Dr. Bruce M. Boghosian, and Mr. Davit Harutyunyan

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Dr. Boghosian, Dr. Der Kiureghian, and Mr. Harutyunyan discuss AUA’s recent accomplishments. 

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The Order of the Republic of Armenia award, presented to AUA President Emeritus Dr. Bruce M. Boghosian