Socially minded, dedicated and approachable. These are words that characterize Vinod Subramaniam. On Tuesday 24 August, the inspired governor said goodbye as Rector Magnificus of VU University Amsterdam. Due to the corona measures, the planned farewell party on the campus could not take place.
The planned ode to Vinod by writer Ernest van der Kwast and the speeches by student Sumeyye Dalkiran, dean Guus Schreiber and of course Vinod Subramaniam himself have been recorded and can be viewed here from today.
Mirjam van Praag will be interim rector from 24 August. A formal farewell of Vinod Subramaniam will be organized at the Dies Natalis of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The Dies will take place on 11 November.