the rector (lat. rector = leader) is either the director/conductor of a school (however not a German High School, there the designation is director of study or a director of upper study) or the academic head of a university. The latter worries contrary to the chancellor about representative tasks as well as thoseAdjustment of the teachings and research within the possible framework. In anglikanischen church municipalities the highest-ranking priest is usually named the title “rector”.
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Rector at a university
in place of rector is used also the designation president.
Rector at a High School in Switzerland
Swiss High Schools are usually led by a school line. This consists of the rector, whose function is comparable with that one of the director of upper study at German High Schools, and depending upon school size one or more pro rectors, comparably with thatDirectors of study in Germany.
in the catholic church is a rector the highest of clergyman of a church, which is not Pfarrkiche, for example in a hospital or a woman monastery.