National University of Villa Mercedes (Argentina)
National University of Villa Mercedes (UNViMe). National University of Argentina. Preceded by the strong impact of the Provincial Industrial Promotion in the social and productive networks of the city.
Located in the city of Villa Mercedes, Province of San Luis. The rectory headquarters is located at Las Heras 383, in the city of Villa Mercedes.
Going back to the origins of the creation of the National University of Villa Mercedes is a historical decision that depends on the perspective of the historian. It is evident that the beginning of the National University of Villa Mercedes can be traced back to the beginning of the 1970s, when the Foundation of the National University of San Luis was produced, with the decisive participation of the citizens of Villa Mercedes, with their marches popular that were forceful in that city, then rather a Villa.
The approach of the Organizing Commission, generates expectations in its time, of important articulation of the University with the industrial, cultural and regional production in a plan of Socioeconomic Development of strong communitarian accentuation. Expectations that were maintained over time, due to different circumstances.
The strong impact of the Provincial Industrial Promotion in the social and productive networks of the city of Villa Mercedes, meant that in the social imaginary the expectations of a National University with a center in Villa Mercedes, radiating from there the Regional Development, were never lost. to a Personal Development of the youth of the locality.
Appointing individuals, representative social organizations, chambers of commerce, chambers of industry, government agencies of the National, Provincial and local levels, National Legislators, would be to fall into an “optical” illusion of thought, because the contribution and The achievement of this educational epic has been of the entire community of Villa Mercedes and of the National legislators who voted unanimously for the creation of this university.
It is such a felt need that despite the years that have passed, the initial enthusiasm of the generation of this University has been maintained through the years, as a marked demand.
The National University of Villa Mercedes is created by Law No. 26,542 of November 11, 2009, promulgated in fact on December 3, 2009. The operational and concrete beginning of the organization begins with the appointment of the Organizing Rector, by means of a Presidential decree of July 26, 2011, moment from which the development process of the Institutional Project begins.
- Organizing Director. Dr. Gladys Maria Ciuffo
- Secretariat of Research, Development, Technological Innovation and Artistic Creation
- Academic secretary
- Secretary of Finance
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Business Management and Economics
- Ingeniery school
- School of Environmental Sciences and Biotechnology