Siri Pettersen Strandenes new Head of Department
Professor Siri Pettersen Strandenes has just been elected Head of the Department of Economics.
She is elected for the period 01.08.2016 – 31.07.2017.
65 employees were eligible to vote, and 55 of them chose to participate in the election. "We are very pleased with the high number of participants in the election", says Trude Gudmundset, Administration Manager at the Department of Economics and member of the election committee.
In addition to Trude Gudmundset, the election committee consisted of the Professors Øystein Thøgersen and Alexander Cappelen.
The background for the election is the the current Head of the Department of Economics, Frode Steen, is entering NHH's new endowed professorship funded by NorgesGruppen.
See list of NHH's endowed professorships at nhh.no.