Elections

On this website you will find the information you need to take part in the elections of staff members to the University Board.

Topic page: NTNU Election | Norsk versjon: Styrevalg

Elections this spring #

This spring NTNU will elect new student and staff members to the University, Faculty and Department Boards for the coming four-year term.  After the merger, it is particularly important that all staff members check that they are correctly listed in the electoral register (voter category, Department/Faculty).

The results from the University Board election #

The board election for academic and administrative staff took place 3 - 5 April 2017.

These are the elected members and deputy members for the coming elected term:

Permanent academic staff

  • Professor Aksel Tjora (SU) - member
  • Professor Kristin Melum Eide (HF) - member
  • Associate Professor Tim Torvatn (ØK) - member
  • Professor Anne C. Elster (IE) - deputy member
  • Associate Professor Dag Waaler (MH) - deputy member
  • Professor Monica Lillefjell (MH) - deputy member

Temporary academic staff

  • Doctoral Research Fellow Nina Helen Aas Røkkum (SU) - member
  • Doctoral Research Fellow Sigurd Sagen Vildåsen (ØK) - deputy member

Technical-administrative staff

  • Senior adviser Kjersti Møller (central administration) - member
  • Senior executive officer Thomas Ferstad (SU) - deputy member

Quotation was required in order to secure gender balance among the deputy members of the permanent academic staff.Election protocol (in Norwegian only) (pdf)

The candidates obtained the following number of weighted votes:

Permanent academic staff

  •  Aksel Tjora (SU) (305,74)
  • Kristin Melum Eide (HF) (233,12)
  • Tim Torvatn (ØK) (143,74)
  • Anne Cathrine Elster (IE) (126,47)
  • Dag Waaler (MH) (124,48)
  • Kristian Steinnes (HF) (100,97)
  • Bjørn Skallerud (IV) (97,85)
  • Webjørn Rekdalsbakken (IE) (59)
  • Sveinung Løset (IV) (58,77)
  • Magnus Rønning (NV) (56,55)
  • Ralf Kirchhoff (MH) (45,08)
  • Monica Lillefjell (MH) (37,97) 
  • Vegard Frantzen (SU) (16,59)

 Temporary academic staffling

  • Nina Helen Aas Røkkum (SU) (159)
  • Sigurd Sagen Vildåsen (ØK) (152,33)
  • Martin Loeng (SU) (90)

 Technical-administrative staff

  • Kjersti Møller (Fellesadm.) (485,33)
  • Thomas Ferstad (SU) (295,67)
  • Dagrun L. Jensen (ØK) (124)
  • Camilla Israelsen Dagsgård (NV) (109,67)
  • Rigmor Øvstetun (Fellesadm.) (86)
  • Georg J.B. Voss (IE) (47)
  • Gunhild N Furnes (MH) (27)
  • Runa Nilssen (IV) (15,67) ||

The nominated candidates are presented here

Use your right to vote 3 – 5 April #

The University Board elections opened Monday 3 April at 08:00 and end Wednesday 5 April at 22:00. It was possible to vote for as many candidates as there are members and deputy members in each voter category.  The candidates who obtained the most votes was elected members and deputy members of the Board. Quotation was necessary to ensure that the requirements for gender balance was satisfied in one of the voter categories.

Background information #

Composition of the NTNU Board #

The NTNU board is composed of 11 representatives, 7 of which are internal and thus elected by employees and students. Deputy board members are also elected. Students or temporary academic staff serve for a term of one year, while other representatives serve for four years.

  • Academic employees  (3 members + 3 deputies)
  • Temporary academic staff (1 member + 1 deputy)
  • Technical and administrative staff (1 member + 1 deputy)
  • Students (2 members + 2 deputies)

Information about the NTNU Board, including links to summons and protocols from previous meetings (mainly in Norwegian).

Election regulations #

Elections for the NTNU board and faculty boards are governed by NTNU's election regulations (english translation). The authoritative version in Norwegian is available here.

Election Board #

The Election Board ensures that elections are conducted pursuant to the Regulations for Elections at NTNU adopted by the Board.

Nomination Committee #

The Nomination Committee enourages candidates to step forward to enable a genuine election and presents the candidates on equal terms to the voters.

Election secretary: Kristin Wergeland Brekke

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