The university’s senior management team
Linnaeus University’s senior management team consists of the vice-chancellor, pro-vice-chancellor, two deputy vice-chancellors, the university director and the adviser to the vice-chancellor.
Linnaeus University’s senior management team consists of:
- deputy vice-chancellors
- university director
The senior management team works in two leading groups together with other leading individuals in the organisation:
- the vice-chancellor’s group
- the management group
The vice-chancellor is appointed by the government for a period of maximum six years after proposal from the University Board. The vice-chancellor is the highest-ranking manager at the university and its primary representative. The vice-chancellor is responsible for, among other things, making sure that the objectives established by the University Board are met.
Linnaeus University’s vice-chancellor for the period 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2023 is Peter Aronsson.
The pro-vice-chancellor is appointed by the University Board for a period of maximum six years. Pro-vice-chancellor is also the vice-chancellor’s deputy. Niklas Ammert is pro-vice-chancellor.
University director is Therése Iveby Gardell. The university director is, on commission by the vice-chancellor, responsible for the university’s administration and economy as well as for the tasks carried out by the university’s common administrative organisation.
Deputy vice-chancellors have been appointed by the vice-chancellor:
- Ann-Charlotte Larsson is deputy vice-chancellor with special responsibility for internationalisation, innovation, and societal driving force.
- Cornelia Witthöft is deputy vice-chancellor with special responsibility for research
- Gunlög Fur is deputy vice-chancellor with special responsibility for sustainability
- Lars Behrenz is deputy vice-chancellor with special responsibility for knowledge environments
- Tomas Öberg är is acting deputy vice-chancellor with special responsibility for sustainability