Former Croatian science minister Dragan Primorac has been appointed ambassador of the Pennsylvania State University, becoming the first person in the history of this university, established in 1855, to be awarded the title of Global Ambassador of the Penn State University.
The university's Vice Provost for Global Programs, Michael Adewumi, will present Primorac with the resolution on his appointment at a ceremony on February 29. Adewumi has described Primorac as a successful expert with a great international reputation who has been teaching at Penn State for years and providing strong support for the education of young people.
Primorac is a pediatric medical doctor, forensic expert, geneticist and university professor. He served as Minister of Science, Education and Sports from 2003 to 2009.