Mats Tinnsten


Vice-Chancellor candidate proposed to the government

4 October, the Governing Board of the University of Borås made a decision. Mats Tinnsten will be proposed to the government to become Vice-Chancellor of the University of Borås. The government's decision is expected before the end of the year.

At present, Mats Tinnsten is Professor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Mid Sweden University (Mittuniversitetet in Swedish). If the government agrees with the university's proposal, he will be appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Borås on 1 January 2019. According to the proposal, his mandate will be for six years.

"It's a great honour and responsibility to be proposed for the post and it is also very exciting and inspiring," he says.