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Author(s): DICK, John A. , MERRIGAN, Terrence
Journal: Louvain Studies
Volume: 21 Issue: 4 Date: winter 1996
The five hundred and seventy-first year of the Leuven alma materopened with the traditional trumpets and academic procession down Naamsestraat on 25 September 1995. This year the focal point of the festivities was the new Rector of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: Prof. Dr. Oosterlinck. Professor André Oosterlinck comes to his new position of Rector of the K.U. Leuven with a background in the applied sciences with a specialization in electronic information technology. He completed his doctorate in Leuven in 1977 and a special doctorate in 1981. In the course of his academic career he has done specialized research in Pasadena, California and has been a visiting professor at Utah University as well as at ARC-IBM in San Jose, California. Most recently at the K.U. Leuven, under the rectorship of his predecessor Prof. Dr. Roger Dillemans, he was Chairperson for the Applied Sciences.