The University Management consists of the Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Senior Adviser, University Director and Head of Administration.
The Vice-Chancellor is appointed by the government for a tenure of up to six years, on a recommendation from the University Board. The Vice-Chancellor is the head of the university and its chief representative. The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for the achievement of the goals set by the University Board. Lena Gustafsson is the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University.
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The Pro-Vice-Chancellor is appointed by the University Board for a tenure of up to six years. Kjell Jonsson is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and functions as surrogate for the Vice-Chancellor.
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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research is Marianne Sommarin. She is responsible for research development and research evaluation.
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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Education is Anders Fällström.
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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for External Relations and Innovation is Ageneta Marell
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The Senior Adviser for External Relations is Ulf Edlund.
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The University Director is Lars Lustig.
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