The Electoral College fulfils the requirements of Chapter 2, Section 8 of the Higher Education Ordinance to consult teaching staff, other employees and students in the process of appointing a vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor. The representatives of teaching staff with research and artistic expertise and of other staff on the Electoral College appoint teaching staff representatives to the University Board through elections, and are responsible for any by-elections.
- On 18 April, teaching staff representatives were elected to the University Board by the Electoral College. The elected members, for the period 1 May 2017 – 30 April 2020, are Tommy Andersson, Ann-Katrin Bäcklund and Anne L’Huillier.
- During spring 2017 the Electoral College is taking part in the process of appointing a new deputy vice-chancellor for Lund University, as incumbent deputy vice-chancellor Eva Wiberg has been put forward as the new vice-chancellor for the University of Gothenburg as of 1 July 2017. Read more about the appointment procedure for the new deputy vice-chancellor here.