New Board of University of Helsinki elected

University of Helsinki

The Board of the University of Helsinki consists of 12 members, of whom seven represent the University community and five are appointed from outside the community.

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In elections held on 23-25 November 2021, University staff chose the members representing the University community on the Board of the University of Helsinki for a four-year term from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2025. The groups of the University community represented on the Board include professors, other teaching and research staff, as well as other staff and students.

The Student Union of the University of Helsinki has appointed student representatives for the Board for a two-year term from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023.

In spring 2021, the University Collegium selected Niklas Bruun, Ilona Herlin, Sanni Lehtinen, Mari Pantsar and Ilona Riipinen as the Board members from outside the University community (news article in Finnish only).

Members representing the University community on the Board

Professors

Markku Kulmala

Henrik Meinander

Risto Renkonen

Other teaching and research staff, as well as other staff

Marja Mikkola, representing other teaching and research staff

Timo Valtonen, representing other staff

Students

Paula Karhunen, student of social sciences

Sebastian Österman, BSc

The Board of the University of Helsinki 2022-2025

Niklas Bruun

Ilona Herlin

Sanni Lehtinen

Mari Pantsar

Ilona Riipinen

Markku Kulmala

Henrik Meinander

Risto Renkonen

Marja Mikkola

Timo Valtonen

Paula Karhunen (1 January 2022-31 December 2023)

Sebastian Österman (1 January 2022-31 December 2023)

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