Sunniva to University of Agder

17 January 2017 09:09

(updated: 17 January 2017 10:22)

Sunniva to University of Agder

Deputy Rector Sunniva Whittaker has accepted a four year position as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the University of Agder. She starts on 1 August when her term as deputy rector at NHH expires.

Sunniva has been at NHH since 1996, first as associate professor and since 2003 as professor of French language. Since 2013 she has been Deputy Rector and Dean for International Affairs at NHH. From 2003 to 2013 she was Head of the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication.

"I chose to accept the position mainly because I want to be closer to my family. NHH is a fantastic place to work and I will miss all my colleagues. It will be both exciting and challenging to join another institution", she says. 

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