Javier Saldaña Almazán - Javier Saldaña Almazán

Javier Saldaña Almazán

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19th Rector of the Autonomous University of Guerrero
Currently in office
Since April 6 , 2013
Predecessor Alberto Salgado Rodriguez

General Director of Institutional Planning and Evaluation
April 12, 2006 - October 14 , 2012

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nationality Mexican
Educated in Autonomous University of Guerrero
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Occupation Law Degree , Master

Javier Saldaña Almazán is a lawyer and teacher at the Autonomous University of Guerrero in the periods 2013-2017 and 2017-2021. He protested as re-elected rector before the University Council on April 6, 2017 [ 1 ] after the electoral results were ratified, where he obtained 67% of the university vote, equivalent to 41,439 votes. [ 2 ] The project he is leading is the continuation of the University-Town model implemented by former rectors Rosalío Wences Reza and Ascencio Villegas Arrizón.


He graduated in Law from the Higher School of Social Sciences of the Autonomous University of Guerrero in the period 1990-1995. He obtained a master's degree in Administration from the Département Des Sciences Administratives of the Université du Québec thanks to the UQAM - UAG agreement, studying from 1996 to 1998 .

In addition to obtaining a doctorate in Social Communication from the University of Havana - Autonomous University of Guerrero from 2010 to 2012 and some diplomas in Management Informatics, Information Technology Applied to Education, XI Diploma of Research in Clinical Epidemiology. Autonomous University of Guerrero-Mexican Institute of Social Security. March 28-December 13, 2003. 288 hours and XII Research Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology. [ 3 ]


He has worked in the UAGro from the 13 of October of 1992 in positions as Chief Academic Association of the ICLS Unit at the General Council of Representatives (CGR); manager of Professional Certificates of the Master in Medical Sciences and Doctorate in Epidemiology, of the Center for Research on Tropical Diseases of the Autonomous University of Guerrero; Coordinator of the Academic Body "Clinical Epidemiology and Applied Biotechnology"; member of the Negotiating Commission of the Union by the General Strike Council; General Director of Institutional Planning and Evaluation; and member of the Commission that will make up the Mixed Commission of Scholarships of the General Directorate of Institutional Planning and Evaluation.

First rectory

Having won the elections as the only candidate for president for the position of the 6 of April of 2013 to the 6 of April of 2017 , the University Council of the Autonomous University of Guerrero (UAG) handed the certificate of majority to elect rector, Javier Saldaña Almazán, after the Electoral Commission endorsed the February 26 elections, resulting in election on February 27 , 2013 . [ 4 ]

The University Council endorsed the votes that gave the victory of Saldaña Almazán, with 21 thousand 16 votes in favor of the sole candidate, which represents 39 percent of the vote, there were 3 thousand 000 abstentions, which represented 3.15 percent of the vote ; 1,27 votes were annulled, that is, 1.85 percent. In total, it was reported, there were 5,473 votes cast out of a total of 1,489 registered. The rector-elect was inaugurated on April 6 in the Sentimientos de la Nación auditorium. [ 5 ]


He has been professor of the Master of Administration in the Postgraduate Studies and Research Unit (UEPI) in 1998 , professor of the Master of Medical Sciences at the Center for Research on Tropical Diseases (CIET) from 2001 to 2005 and professor of the Unit Academic of Nursing No.3. in Ometepec from 2002 to 2004 .

See also


http://suracapulco.mx/instante/rinde-protesta-saldana-como-rector-de-la-uag-para-el-periodo-2017-2021/ http://www.digitalguerrero.com.mx/principales/recibe-javier-saldana-constancia-de-rector-electo-de-la-uagro-para-el-periodo-2017-2021/

Alberto Salgado Rodríguez
Rector of the
Autonomous University of Guerrero

2013 - 2017
In office