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Governance and organisation

Executive Board

The Executive Board is the highest governance body and consists of the rector and a second member. They are appointed by the Board of Supervisors, after hearing the University Council.

Clemens de Waal, MBA, and Rector Prof. Joke van Saane.

Supervisory board

The Supervisory Board is the statutory supervising body of the University of Humanistic Studies. The Executive Board requires the approval of (among others) the supervisory board for the strategic plan, the annual report and the annual financial report. The Executive Board keeps the Supervisory Board informed of important developments.


dr. B.E. (Lieteke) van Vucht Tijssen (voorzitter)

drs. R. (Rien) Wijnhoven (portefeuillehouder financiën)

mr. dr. J.E. (Jessica) Hoitink

drs. D.M.G. (Daan) Roovers

prof. dr. J.J. (Joop) Schippers

Peter Ubachs,

University council

The University Council is the central participation council, promoting the interests of students and personnel. The ‘U-Council’ offers solicited and unsolicited advice to the Executive Board, and in certain matters it has right of consent.



R. (Roeland) Troost (voorzitter)

dr. R. (Robert) van Boeschoeten (vice-voorzitter)

dr. A. (Alistair) Niemeijer

dr. F. (Femmianne) Bredewold


S. (Sammie) Albers

A. (Aluka) Schmidt

P. (Patrick) van Wageningen


A. (Anja) Reterink,


Scientific stafff

Support and administrative staf

Humanism and Philosophy
Department of Education
Practice Centre Meaning and Profession Citizenship and Humanisation of the Public Sector
Department of Governance and Management

Department of Research and Valorisation
Care Ethics
Globalisation and Dialogue Studies
Research Methodology and Theory of Sciences

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