Statement regarding VUB rector Caroline Pauwels’ health

Statement regarding VUB rector Caroline Pauwels’ health

The rectorate office of the VUB at the request of Rector Caroline Pauwels, states that she has been diagnosed with stomach and esophocal cancer. During her intensive treatment, Vice-Rector Prof. Romain Meeusen and the other Vice-Rectors will temporarily assist her in her tasks. The rector asks her that her privacy and that of her family be respected during this difficult time.

All communication and contact is to go via the University’s Vice-rectors and Sicco Wittemans, spokesman of the VUB. 

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