On August 23, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, as President of the Board of Trustees of Antioch Syrian University, invited the members of the Board of Trustees to a regular meeting to discuss current matters. The President of the university Dr. Rakan Razzouk also attended the meeting.
During the meeting, His Holiness discussed with the members of the board the current affairs related to the university. They also debated the progress of the teaching in new specializations and departments in the different faculties. They discussed the progress throughout the last academic year and the plans for the new academic year, as well as the expansion in the campus with the construction of new facilities.