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Dmytro I. Baldynyuk
Assistant Rector, Professor of the Department of Musicology and vocal and choral art
Academic degree:
Academic rank:
Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences
Honorary degree:
: Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine

Dmytro I. Baldynyuk – vice-rector (Scientific and educational work: humanitarian aspects), Ph.D. (Pedagogics), assistant professor, head of musicology and vocal and choral subjects chair.

He was born on February 23, 1951, in Antonivka village Tomashpilskyy district, Vinnytsya region.

He graduated from Vinnytsya State Pedagogical Institute, specialty – teacher of music, lecturer of musical and theoretical disciplines (1972).

РHe started his career in 1972 as a lecturer of musical and theoretical disciplines at the chair of pedagogics and elementary education methodology of Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical Institute. 1979-1989 – senior lecturer of musician committee. After defence of the thesis in 1989 he took the head of newly created chair of music, arts and choreography. In 1991 he received assistant professor degree. Since February 1999 – vice-rector of pedagogical work (2005 – vice-rector of humanitarian work, since 2009 – vice-rector of scientific and educational work).

He initiated establishment of new specialties of art and pedagogical type – "music", "arts", "choreography", besides he has been the head of the corresponding chair since 1989. The same year he established ensemble "Muzychni vizerunky", which has repeatedly won honorary laureate titles at All-Ukrainian festivals, performed on main Ukrainian stages; many students took their training in this collective.

Being the vice-rector he pays much attention to the development of students’ self-government. During his work social and cultural university infrastructure has greatly advanced, for instance, students club, sport club, university history museum are efficiently functioning, "Pedagogical News" newspaper is being issued, literature school named after M. Bazhan is working, student theatre is very popular. Nine students art collectives received honorary titles "People’s Ensemble". University KVN team "Epicenter" repeatedly became prize winner and Ukrainian Student League champion.

D. Baldynyuk manages to combine administrative, scientific and educative work, he is the author of more than 50 scientific works on the problems of professional pedagogical communication problems, musical pedagogy, forms and methods of educative work modernization.

He was awarded the breastplate "Excellent teacher of Ukrainian Education", Honoured diploma of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, diplomas of local authorities.

In 2006 he was awarded honoured title "Honoured Education Worker of Ukraine".