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More detailed information about these boards and committees, such as minutes from meetings and decisions, can be found on the university's intranet.

University Faculty Board / Utbildnings- och forskningsnämnden (UFN)

The University Faculty Board is the highest-standing collegial body at Dalarna University. The responsibility of this Board lies in the area of quality within education and research. It also has decision-making powers related to governing documents.

  • Lars Rönnegård (Chairperson and Dean)
  • Sara Irisdotter Aldenmyr (Vice-Chairperson and Pro-Dean)

Doctoral Programmes Board / Forskarutbildningsnämnden (FUN)

This Board looks at issues regarding postgraduate studies and the University's research profiles. Dalarna University has degree-awarding powers in the fields of Microdata Analysis and has doctoral students registered at other institutes of higher education who are active within all the University's research profiles. Questions concerning research programmes are dealt with principally by FUN, which answers to UFN and which is closely tied to the research profiles.

  • Lars Rönnegård (Chairperson and Dean)

Faculty Boards / Områdesnämnder

There are five Faculty Boards that ensure and work to develop the quality of education, each within its own respective field. This takes place through systematic evaluation and the drawing-up of course syllabi:

Humanities and Languages

  • Katherina Dodou (Chairperson)
  • Gull Törngren (Vice-Chairperson)

Social Sciences

  • Ingrid Grosse (Chairperson)
  • Hajo Holtz (Vice-Chairperson)

Technology and Science

  • Siril Yella (Chairperson)
  • Roger Nyberg (Vice-Chairperson)

Education Sciences

  • Patrik Larsson (Chairperson)
  • Juvas Marianne Liljas (Vice-Chairperson)

Health and Welfare

  • Ingrid From (Chairperson)
  • Anton Grenholm (Vice-Chairperson)

University Appointments Board Committee / Anställningsförslagsutskottet (AFU)

This Committee is involved in such issues as the employment of teaching personnel in the various categories of Professor, Senior Lecturer, and Research Assistants. AFU is assigned duties on the specific instructions of the Vice-Chancellor.

  • Lars Rönnegård, Dean and Chairperson
  • Sara Irisdotter Aldenmyr, Pro-Dean and Vice-Chairperson

Student Disciplinary Board / Disciplinnämnden

This Board deals with such matters as student cheating, examination disruption and disturbance of the learning environment. Cases of sexual harassment are also dealt with by this Board. More information can be found on the Disciplinary Matters webpage.

  • Marita Hilliges, Vice-Chancellor and Chairperson
  • Marie Klingberg Allvin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-Chairperson

Research Ethics Committee / Forskningsetiska nämnden (FEN)

This Committee ensures that thesis work at the first-cycle and second-cycle levels is carried out in an ethically acceptable manner. It examines applications for ethical soundness and issues of ethical misconduct.

Staff Disciplinary Board / Personalansvarsnämnd

This Board deals with issues that are of an employment and disciplinary nature.

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