President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, has accepted the role of Honorary Chancellor of Laureate International Universities, the global network of leading private universities.
As Honorary Chancellor, President Clinton will advise this group of universities, which includes Les Roches Marbella International School of Hotel Management, in areas such as social responsibility, youth leadership and increasing access to higher education. President Clinton stated: - Â“Last year I had the opportunity to visit LaureateÂ’s Universities in Spain, Brazil and Peru to speak to students, faculty and the communities that they serve. These private universities exemplify the same principles of innovation and social responsibility in education that we worked to advance during my Presidency and now through my Foundation, and I am pleased to support their mission to expand access to higher education, particularly in the developing world.Â”
Â“Les Roches Marbella is proud to be members of the Laureate International Universities network,Â” said MariaTeresa Gozalo, General Manager of Les Roches Marbella. Â“We are so fortunate to benefit from the involvement in our network of President Clinton who is one of the great world leaders of our generation.Â”
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management was founded in Switzerland in 1954 with the mission of educating the future leaders of the International Hospitality Industry. Today, it has campuses in Switzerland, Spain, USA, China and Australia. Les Roches has been ranked by the industry among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world for an international career.
Les Roches Marbella was established in Spain in 1995. It offers a truly multicultural campus with students from over 50 nationalities. Les Roches Marbella academic programs combine the Swiss tradition of Â“perfectionÂ” with an American education Â“ethosÂ”, providing students a unique learning environment.
Les Roches Marbella graduates are a key recruitment source of new talent for the international hospitality industry. Les Roches Marbella is a member of Laureate Hospitality education (LHE), a division of Laureate International niversities (LIU), with headquarters in Clarens, Switzerland. LHE is the worldÂ’s largest network of hospitality education institutions with over 8,000 students around the world.