Gülsün Sağlamer, rector of Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) between 1996 and 2004, was also a member of the board of directors of European Universities Association (EUA) between 2005 and 2009. She still is a member of the board of directors of the “Institutional Evaluation Program” of EUA. She works as a member of the Executive Committee of International University Presidents Association (IUPA) and the vice-president of Community of Mediterranean Universities. Gülsün Sağlamer, who is currently a member of the board of trustees of Kadir Has University, the boards of directors of the Foundation for Development of İTÜ, and İTÜ ARI Technopolis, also works for the editorial board of three international scientific periodicals. In 2006, American Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded her an honorary membership. (Hon FAIA) The European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) has also awarded her the Leonardo da Vinci Medal. Professor Sağlamer, graduated from Istanbul Technical University and holds its doctorate