The Rector and the Rector's management team
The Rector's central management team consists of an executive board, composed of the Rector, three Pro-Rectors and two Directors.
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The Rector and his Pro-Rectors
Rector Gunnar Bovim
The Rector is in charge of NTNU's academic and administrative activities. The Rector also serves as secretary to the NTNU's Board, to whom he also reports. The Rector acts on behalf of NTNU and is a go-between for the Board and the outside world in order to follow up Board decisions. The Rector is also responsible for NTNU's finances and keeps the Board continually informed regarding accounts and finances.
Pro-Rector for Research, Kari Melby
The Pro-Rector for Research is the Rector's main deputy. She has specific responsibility for monitoring research and strategy at the university. This includes research training. She also coordinates the university's international contacts and is in charge of overseeing gender equality efforts.
Pro-Rector for Education, Berit Kjeldstad
The Pro-Rector for Education oversees the Director of the Student and Academic Division and the Director of NTNU University Library. She is the Chair of NTNU's Education Committee, and is the university's representative in the Mid-Norway Network and other education-related networks and groups.
Pro-Rector for Innovation, Johan E. Hustad
The Pro-Rector for Innovation has responsibility for maintaining the university's relationships with innovation networks and regional, national and international businesses and industries. He also maintains contact with NTNU's Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and coordinates efforts related to the university's intellectual property rights.
Director of Finance and Property, Frank Arntsen
The Director of Finance and Property has responsibility for NTNU's corporate governance, budgeting, accounting and purchasing as well as payroll, property management and the physical operations of the university's buildings and grounds. He is head of the Financial Division and Technical Division.
Director of Organization, Ida Munkeby
The Director of Organization has responsibility for HR, information, health safety and environment and ICT. These are all organized in their own divisions. She also oversees the university records and office services associated with the Rector's Office.