Portretfoto van rector Han van Krieken
Portretfoto van rector Han van Krieken

Han van Krieken, Rector Magnificus of Radboud University, will step down after the 100th Dies Natalis in October 2023

After the celebration of the 100th Dies Natalis of Radboud University on 17 October, Han van Krieken will step down as Rector Magnificus of Radboud University. He is retiring.

Han van Krieken: “The 100th anniversary of our University seems to be a good time to step down as Rector to me. It also has the advantage of giving the new rector more time to work together with the current President of the Executive Board.”

Merel van Vroonhoven, Chair of the Supervisory Board: “As the Supervisory Board, we understand and value Han van Krieken’s considerations. This timely announcement gives us the opportunity to carefully prepare the appointment of a new Rector.”

Radboud University’s Executive Board of consists of three members. At present, these are President of the Board Daniël Wigboldus, Rector Magnificus Han van Krieken and Vice President Agnes Muskens. Han van Krieken’s decision will better balance the administrators’ appointment terms. Van Krieken’s second term was to run until 19 May 2024. The second appointment term of President of the Board Daniël Wigboldus ends on 1 May 2025. Agnes Muskens is on her first term, which ends on 1 January 2026.

Contact information

If you want to know more, please contact our spokesperson Martijn Gerritsen via + 31 24 361 14 33 / +31 6 30 02 32 50 or martijn.gerritsen [at] ru.nl.