Het college van bestuur van de Radboud Universiteit bestaat uit José Sanders (rector magnificus), Daniël Wigboldus (voorzitter) en Agnes Muskens (vicevoorzitter)
Het college van bestuur van de Radboud Universiteit bestaat uit José Sanders (rector magnificus), Daniël Wigboldus (voorzitter) en Agnes Muskens (vicevoorzitter)

Executive board

The Executive Board (CvB) is responsible for the day-to-day management of Radboud University and is statutorily responsible for the university. The Executive Board formulates the general policy for the university’s faculties.

Daniël Wigboldus

Voorzitter

 

Prof. dr. Daniël Wigboldus

Daniël Wigboldus has been President of the Radboud University Executive Board since 1 May 2017. His responsibilities include the portfolios strategy, strategic relations, governance, and knowledge security.

Wigboldus is professor of Social Cognition. He was also dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Radboud University (2013-2017) and also served as chair of the Disciplineoverleg Sociale Wetenschappen, member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), and chair of ASPO (Association of Social-Psychological Researchers).

Contact through the personal assistant(s) of the College member. Assistant: Marie-Anne Derks.

José Sanders

Rector magnificus

 

Prof. dr. José Sanders

José Sanders has been Rector Magnificus of the Radboud University since 17 October 2023. Her responsibilities include the portfolios education, research and student affairs. 

José Sanders studied Dutch Language and Literature in Nijmegen and specialised in Communication in Organisations. She joined Radboud University in 2009 as associate professor, first in Dutch Language and Culture and in 2013 in Communication and Information Studies. She subsequently served as coordinator of minor and master's programmes in Journalism, chair of the Department of Language and Communication, and dean of the Faculty of Arts, among others. In 2017, she was appointed professor of Narrative Communication.

Contact through the personal assistant(s) of the College member. Assistant: Annelies Mulders.

Agnes Muskens

Vicevoorzitter

 

Drs. Agnes Muskens RA

Agnes Muskens has been Vice President of the Radboud University Executive Board since 1 January 2022.

She is responsible for the portfolio of operations concerning Campus & Facilities, Finance & Control, Human Resources, Information & Library Services. She also has a focus on the broad Sustainability agenda.

Before that, she was a partner at Deloitte Consulting focusing on services to banks and insurers in the areas of finance, compliance and operations. Between 1989 and 2008, she held various management positions in the financial sector, particularly at ABN AMRO. She is educated as a chartered accountant at VU University Amsterdam and studied business economics at Tilburg University.

Contact through the personal assistant(s) of the College member. Assistant: Esther van Deurzen.

Secretary

The secretary of the Executive Board is Dorine Gebbink.

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Division of tasks

The Executive Board has divided its tasks or ‘portfolios’ among its members. The portfolio allocation can be downloaded here (in Dutch).

Portfolios Executive Board cvb

 

Executive Board columns

Daniël Wigboldus

Multiplicity of voices - Column Daniël Wigboldus

As an engaged university, how do we relate to a world of protracted conflicts and wars, exclusion, human rights violations, and innocent victims? This question keeps me awake at night.

José Sanders

Hierarchy, discomfort and reflection

In this Executive Board column, Rector Magnificus José Sanders writes about the Prevent - Care - Cure plan of action to combat transgressive behavior.

Daniël Wigboldus

Choosing each other - Column Daniël Wigboldus

In this column, Daniël Wigboldus reflects on the importance of diversity for Radboud University, the Netherlands, Europe and the world.

Spokesperson Executive Board

For questions about administrative or organisational matters at Radboud University, please contact spokesperson Martijn Gerritsen.

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