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»It feels like the decision-makers don’t know what they’re doing,« says Eske Willerslev and Jesper Grodal. They are running for seats on the board of The University of Copenhagen for more co-determination.
We need to brag about it when things go well. So the Board of the University of Copenhagen.
The Board of Directors at the University of Copenhagen want to spend millions of kroner on 11 projects to turn the university's strategy into more than just a policy document.
The University of Copenhagen forecasted a DKK 101 million budget surplus in 2017, but according to the latest forecast, this year will end on a much bigger DKK 250m. The Chairman of the Board says the university risks an image problem
Things don’t look good for the trust between management and staff at the University of Copenhagen. Yet the Board now moves to close down departmental councils which aimed to ensure employee and student involvement. The Board believes in other methods.
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has put billions into the University of Copenhagen. Now one of the top people from the foundation’s company Novo Nordisk has been made the new chairman of the University’s board. What is the significance of the marriage between the university and the pharmaceutical industry?
After massive criticism, Minister of Higher Education and Research Søren Pind has changed his plans for controlling the country's universities. Students and staff will still have a place on the committee that is to appoint the chairman and external board members. But the agreement still curbs university autonomy, say critics.
Executive Vice President of Novo Nordisk Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen is to be chairman of the University of Copenhagen’s Board of Directors. He succeeds Nils Strandberg Pedersen.
The University of Copenhagen is to find two new board members, but the question is whether they can make it before the Minister for Higher Education and Science has a new law adopted giving him more power over the process.
New bill from the Minister for Education and Research Søren Pind (V) means that students and staff will lose their influence on the appointment of the chairman and the external members of the University’s Board of Directors.