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Vice-chancellor candidate recommended

Published: 13 November 2018

The recruitment group for the new vice-chancellor of SLU has now decided to recommend Maria Knutson Wedel as new vice-chancellor of SLU.

The recommendation is submitted to the SLU Board, which on 17 December will decide on its vice-chancellor proposal to the Swedish government. The government then decides on employment.

Following their meeting on Monday, the consultative assembly, consisting of employees and students at SLU, recommended to propose Maria Knutson Wedel as vice-chancellor of SLU, succeeding Peter Högberg. 

Maria Knutson Wedel, born in 1963, PhD in Physics from Chalmers 1996, Assistant Professor in Engineering Materials at Chalmers since 2008. Vice President of Education and Lifelong Learning at Chalmers since 2012. Read more about Maria Knutson Wedel:

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Contact person concerning decisions and choices:
Rolf Brennerfelt, Chair of the University Board

Contact person concerning the process:
Sune Lindh, Academy Secretary, tel 018-67 10 12, 070-52 49 948