Board of Overseers
The development of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences is assisted by a Board of Overseers of "Arts and Humanities" Program. The Board of Overseers renders its active assistance in the spiritual and moral upbringing of students, the formation of their practical and professional qualities, and in the continual development of education systems. They support research and innovation, establish and develop international, academic, technical and cultural collaboration, and secure financing for the realization of prospective programs. The Board also assists in advancing the quality of specialist training and the development of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The co-chairmen of the Board of Overseers are Nikolay Kropachev, Rector of St. Petersburg State University, and Leon Botstein, President of Bard College.