Mytskanyuk Ivan Petrovych; elected as a Corresponding Member of UAS in 2006, in department of economics. He was born on May 22, 1958 (Ivano-Frankivsk region, Kolomyya district, village Pylypy); he is a citizen of Ukraine. Higher education: Ivano-Frankivsk State Pedagogical Institute named after V. Stefanyk, historical faculty, historian (1987); assistant professor of Ivano-Frankivsk Institute of Law, Economics and Building of UAS (2006). He completed successfully the Managerial grid Seminar by American corporation Scientific Methods, inc. (1993). He was a deputy school director for education; a director of Uhornyky secondary school (1989-1993); a deputy of the first democratic convocation (1990- 1994); a Pro-rector for education, a head of the scientific-methodics counsil of Ivano- Frankivsk Institute of Law, Economics and Building of UAS (2005-2006). He is engaged in scientific work, now is working on the main problems of organization of educational process in private higher educational institutions; he investigated problems of economics management in Ukraine under conditions of intensification of globalization's processes. He was a participant of international conferences for problems of alternative education in Ukraine (Toronto (Canada), Krakiv (Poland), Kyiv, Odessa). He is the author of more than 50 scientific articles and publications. He is awarded the Badge "Outstanding Educator of Ukraine" (1992); he has got some honorary diplomas and gratitudes.