- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:09
Yaroslav Rozumnyj passed on December 8, 2013, at the age of 88.
Kyiv-Mohyla community and Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America grieve for the loss of our dear friend, a prominent scholar, NaUKMA Honorary Professor since 1996, one of the initiators of re-establishment of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, member of the Board of Advisors of Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America Yaroslav Rosumnyj.
Dr. Rozumnyj (born on September 6 1925 in Vychilky, now Honcharivka at Ternopil region) was recognized for his contributions to the field of Slavic studies, as well as his work on behalf of the Ukrainian community. Author of numerous articles and books, editor, respected faculty member and lecturer, he was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 1996. Dr. Rozumnyj was the founder of the first group of supporters of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and the university’s representative in Canada, and a key participant in the re-establishment of the Academy in 1991.