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

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Elections this spring #

Temporary academic staff members serve one year terms, and annual elections to the University, Faculty and Department Boards take place each spring. The University Board election will be conducted after Easter, with elections to the Faculty and Department Boards following in May and June.  

  • The register of voters is generated 20 February. Deadline for complaints: 6 March.
  • University Board elections for temporary academic staff:
    • elections announced 21 February
    • propose candidates by 14 March
    • elections 9 to 11 April

Register of voters for the spring elections #

The register of voters is generated 20 February 2018. Logg on valgweb and check that you are correctly listed in the register of voters (voter category and Department). You should be listed in the register of voters if you have at least a 50 % position by 20 February 2018. At the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences academic staff with at least 20 % position may also vote in local elections. 6 March is the deadline for complaints. After that no corrections in the register of voters will be made.  

Elections of temporary academic staff to the NTNU Board   #

Announcement of election results #

The election took place 9-11 April. 15.85 % of the 2397 registered voters participated. That is somewhat higher than last year (14,1 %).

The following staff will represent temporary academic staff on the NTNU Board the coming year (number of weighted votes):

  • Sigrid Rønneberg (IV) member (122,33)
  • Marius Korsnes (HF) deputy member (61)

Quotation was called for in order to satisfy the legal requirement of gender balance in governing bodies (ref. NTNU Regulation for election § 11 no 3).
Of the eight candidates running for election, the other six candidates obtained the following weighted votes: 

  • Nina Helen Aas Røkkum (SU) (74,33)
  • Silje Marie Smitt ( IV) (64)
  • Kristin Norum Skoglund (SU) (53,33)
  • Ane Tolnes Haugdal (ØK) (44,67)
  • Vegard Stolsmo Foldal (MH) (36)
  • Espen Arntzen (NV) (17,67)

For further reference, see the Protocol of the election board with the official transcript from the election system (in Norwegian only).

Propose candidates by 14 March #

The Board decides matters of principle significance to the strategic development of the university, adopts the accounts and budget, and shall oversee that the university's activities are conducted within the legal framework and guidelines given by the Parliament and the Ministry. As a member of the Board, you can make a difference and have real influence on the strategic development of NTNU. 

Do you know someone who could do a good job on the NTNU Board? As a voter you may have influence not only as a voter, but also by proposing candidates to the elections. It is the voters who must propose the candidates, but ask if they are willing to do so first. 

We need candidates of both gender and from all parts of the university. Candidates must have at least a 50 % position at NTNU which covers the elected term 1 August 2018 till 31 July 2019. However, a work contract till 30 June 2019 will suffice. The working language of the Board is Norwegian. Candidates must master Norwegian sufficiently to understand the documents and actively engage in the deliberations of the Board.  

The Board is scheduled to meet 6 times the coming year (8 days). The members are compensated for the work (61 400 NOK/year + 10 200 NOK per full day they meet. Travel costs are remunerated). Temporary academic staff may convert the compensation to salary for a few extra months. PhD fellows are entitled to prolongation of their employment contract without salary for the time spent on Board duties. 

Proposals must be signed by three temporary academic staff. Candidates should be asked if they are willing to stand for elections. Proposals should be sent to postmottak@ntnu.no no later than 14 March at 16.00 hours.  Use the template which is linked up here

The candidates will be presented to the voters the week before Easter.   

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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