Six applied for the position of the University Rector

Six persons have applied for the position of the rector of the University of Oulu for the term 2020–2024.

The applicants include current rector Jouko Niinimäki and vice rector for education Helka-Liisa Hentilä. Other applicants are director Risto Honkonen, visiting professor Mika-Petri Laakkonen and professor Vesa Puuronen. All applicants have doctor’s degrees.

In addition, one applicant does not wish his name to be listed.

Decision of the rector will be made by the university board of directors. The board will discuss the applications in their meeting on May 22, 2019.

The current term of rector Jouko Niinimäki will end at the end of 2019.

Last updated: 24.5.2019