Cemil ÇİÇEK, the president of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, came to grace the Hitit University Official Opening Ceremony of 2012/2013 Academic Year. The ceremony was held on Friday, October 12, 2012, at 10.00 am. in the Sports Hall at the Faculty of Sciences and Letters. The ceremony hosted local authorities, bureaucrats, Çorum deputies of the ruling party, representatives of the other parties, civil society organizations, pres, university staff and students. The ceremony started with a moment of silence and national anthem which is followed by the presentation of the president of Hitit University Prof. Dr. Reha Metin ALKAN. He highlighted the issues such as branding, life long learning, ethics, democracy, productivity, being scientific and global collaboration which are the main focus of the university in its academic studies. This was followed by the speeches of Çorum Governor Sabri BAŞKÖY, and Cemil ÇİÇEK, the president of the Turkish Grand National Assembly.