Lyudmila Verbitskaya

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Lyudmila Verbitskaya, 2014

Lyudmila Verbitskaya (née, Людмила Алексеевна Бубнова; October 17, 1936 – November 24, 2019) was a Russian linguist and teacher. She served as president of Saint Petersburg State University.

Biography[edit]

Lyudmila Verbitskaya was born in Leningrad, October 17 , 1936. She earned a doctorate in philology from Leningrad State University (1958).[1]

Verbitskaya was rector (1994–2008), and then president (2008–2019) of Saint Petersburg State University.[2] She also served as the chair of the Russian Academy of Education (during the period of November 11, 2013 – 2018), and as the Academy's Honorary President, 2018–2019. She died in St. Petersburg, November 24 , 2019.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 1997, Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, Great Britain
  • 2001, Russian Federation Presidential prize in Education
  • 2007, Russian Government Prize
  • 2006, named an honorary Citizen of St. Petersburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ludmila Verbitskaya". russkiymir.ru. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Ludmila A. Verbitskaya". gsom.spbu.ru. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Liudmila Verbitskaya passed away". russkiymir.ru. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 3 December 2019.