The faculty board has ultimate responsibility for how research and education within the faculty are conducted. Among other things, the board decides on economics, agreements, organisation and management. The committee convenes approximately eight times a year.
The board has eleven members. The dean, deputy dean, and external member are appointed by the Rector. The other teacher representatives are elected by the faculty (faculty college). Student representatives are appointed for one academic year at a time by the student union.The faculty board is appointed for the term of office from the autumn term 2017 through the spring term of 2021.Dean: Mikael Elofsson, Department of ChemistryDeputy dean: Sara Sjöstedt de Luna, Department of Mathematics and Mathematical StatisticsTeacher representatives:Johanna Björklund, Department of Computing ScienceThomas Degn, Umeå Institute of DesignJan Larsson, Department of Molecular BiologyJohan Olofsson, Department of Ecology and Environmental StudiesMartin Rosvall, Department of PhysicsExternal member: Maria Hedblom, Skogstekniska klustretSubstitute: Christoffer Boman, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics
Student representatives:Victor JohanssonVacantHelena EklöfSubstitute, Vacant
Documents, letters, applications with attachments etc. regarding matters to be dealt with by the faculty board must be submitted to the Faculty Office no later than 10 days before the meeting.
Spring 2020: 30/1, 17/3, 20/4, 28-29/5.