Professor Maija Lanas becomes the Dean of the Faculty of Education and Psychology
The Dean's responsibilities include leading the faculty's activities and ensuring the efficient and effective management of the faculty's tasks. The dean is responsible for implementing the university's strategy, personnel planning, and budgeting within the faculty, as well as overseeing the quality management of the faculty. As the Chair of the Faculty Board, the Dean appoints the faculty's Education Committee to support the quality and development of education. The Dean makes decisions on matters related to the faculty that are not specified or assigned to other bodies.
The position of Dean was open for applications from October 13, 2023, to November 5, 2023. A total of five individuals meeting the qualification requirements of the University of Oulu's regulations applied for the position. Consultations with the faculty and Faculty Board were held on November 28, 2023, and November 29, 2023.