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Electoral College

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.

Members of the Electoral College (In swedish. PDF 153 kB, new window)

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. 

Current activity

2021-02-24

The electoral college has evaluative discussions.

Minutes from the Electoral College's meeting 24 February 2021 (In swedish, new tab)

30 November 2020

The electoral college conducts a vote on the proposal for a new deputy vice-chancellor.

Minutes from the Electoral College's meeting 30 November 2020 (In swedish, new tab)

24-25 November 2020

Candidates for the post as deputy vice-chancellor are interviewed. 

Minutes from the Electoral College's meeting 24-25 November 2020 (In swedish, new tab)

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.

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 15 October 2020 (In swedish, PDF 173 kB, new tab)

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.  

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 2 September 2020 (In swedish, PDF 173 kB, new tab)

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. 

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 27 - 28 August 2020 (In swedish, PDF 173 kB, new tab)

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.

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 27 March 2020 (In swedish, PDF 185 kB, new tab)

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.

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 25 February 2020 (In swedish, PDF 316 kB, new tab)

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.

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 3 February 2020 (In swedish, PDF 173 kB, new tab)

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.

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 18 November 2019 (In swedish, PDF 41 kB, new tab)

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

Minutes from the Electoral College’s meeting 9 September 2019 (In swedish, PDF 32 kB, new tab)

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)