According to Lund University’s rules of procedure, an electoral college shall be in place, composed of a maximum of 48 members – 24 of them teaching staff with research or artistic expertise. It is also to include 12 members representing non-academic staff. Students are given the opportunity to appoint 12 members. The term of office for current members of the Electoral College is 1 March 2021 to 29 February 2014.
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 new vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor took up their positions on 1 January 2021.
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.
The electoral college has evaluative discussions.
30 November 2020
The electoral college conducts a vote on the proposal for a new deputy vice-chancellor.
24-25 November 2020
Candidates for the post as deputy vice-chancellor are interviewed.
15 October 2020
At this meeting, the members of the Electoral College on the Recruitment Committee will present a report, and the arrangements for the interviews of deputy vice-chancellor candidates on 24–25 November will be discussed.
2 September 2020
The electoral college conducts a vote on the proposal for a new vice-chancellor, and decides on a statement on the person specification for the position of deputy vice-chancellor.
27-28 August 2020
The Electoral College discussed the person specifikation regarding the Pro Vice Vhancellor. Candidates for the post as Vice Chancellor are interviewed.
27 March 2020
The University College elected the following three members of the teaching staff to the University Board for the period 1 May 2020 - 2023-04-30: Anne L’Huillier (re-election), Christofer Edling och Lars Dahlin.
25 February 2020
The following are some of matters dealt with at the meeting. Marie Wahlgren was appointed the new chair of the Electoral College. The Electoral College discussed candidates in the election of academic staff representatives to the University Board and handled various matters relating to the vice-chancellor recruitment process.
3 February 2020
The Electoral College interviewed candidates for appointment as members of the University Board and discussed the current status of work on the recruitment process for the new vice-chancellor.
18 November 2019
The Electoral College discussed and presented views on the person specification drawn up by the Recruitment Committee and decided on a process for the election of three members of the teaching staff to the University Board as of 1 May 2020.
24 September 2019
At its meeting, the University Board appointed the following members to the Recruitment Committee:
- Jonas Hafström, chair (convenor)
- Chief financial officer Ingrid Bengtsson-Rijavec, external member
- Professor Anne L’Huillier, teaching staff
- Robin Bernståhle, student
9 September 2019
At its meeting, the Electoral College appointed the following members to the Recruitment Committee, which is to prepare proposals for vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor who will take up their positions in 2021:
- Head of office Catrin Malmström, non-academic staff
- Gustav Ekström, student
- Senior lecturer Johan Östling, teaching staff
- Professor Viveka Alfredsson, teaching staff
26 October 2018
On 26 October 2018, the University Board approved a new recruitment procedure for the positions of vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor.
Decision from the University Board regarding av new recruitment procedure for the positions of vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor (In swedish. PDF 106 kB, new tab)