The Board of NTNU
1 August 2017 – 31 July 2021
The Board and the Rector at NTNU. Front from left: Philip Lautin Jackson, Rector Gunnar Bovim, Chairman Svein Richard Brandtzæg, Siri Arnesen. Back from left: Aksel Tjora, Kristin Melum Eide, Maria Strømme, Nils Kristian Nakstad, Tim Torvatn, Sigrid Rønneberg, Nina Refseth, Kjersti Møller.
Photo: Kristin Støylen/NTNU
The Board is the highest governing body at NTNU and makes decisions on issues of principal importance. The Board is responsible for activities at the university and for ensuring that the university operates within the framework and guidelines stipulated by the Ministry of Education and Research, and the Storting. The Board decides the strategies, objectives and expected results from NTNU. It also presents the accounts, financial statements and budget proposals. The Board appoints the Rector.
As the head of academic and administrative activities at NTNU, the Rector reports to the Board and represents NTNU on a day-to-day basis. The Rector is responsible for communications between the Board and the outside world regarding decisions passed by the Board.
Externally elected members
Members elected from NTNU
Members representing scientific staff
Member representing temporary scientific staff
- Sigrid Rønneberg (1.8.18-31.7.19)
Member representing administrative and technical staff
Members representing students
Deputy members for externally elected members
Deputy members for scientific staff representatives
Deputy member for temporary scientific staff representative
- Marius Korsnes (1.8.18-31.7.19)