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 other staff. Students are given the opportunity to appoint 12 members. The term of office for the Electoral College is three years, with the exception of the student representatives.
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.
In view of the recruitment of a new vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor as of 2021, the electoral college has booked the following meetings to appoint the members of the college who are to be included in the recruitment group:
- 2019-05-13, 15.15 - 16.00
- 2019-09-09, 15.15 - 17.00
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)