Other committees and boards

Deans
Who can be elected?Members of the department as defined by the NRW Higher Education Act
Who gets elected?Dean, vice-deans, if necessary, dean' s office
When is the election?Every four years

 

Overview of the current deans and vice-deans
End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Basis: NRW Law on Universities' Future, basic rules of the TH OWL, central rules of theTH OWL, election rules of the TH OWL

Department Conference
Who can be elected?Members of the Conference of the Departments (FBK) are the deans of all departments
Who gets elected?Chair and deputy
When is the election?Every four years

Chairman: Prof. Reinhard Grell
Deputy Chairman: Prof. Dr. Guido Falkemeier
End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Basis: NRW Law on Universities' Future, basic rules of the TH OWL, central rules of theTH OWL, election rules of the TH OWL

Department Councils
Who can be elected?Members of the department as defined by the NRW Higher Education Act
Who gets elected?Six (possibly four) professors, a university lecturer for special tasks or a research associate, a technical or administrative staff member, three (possibly one) students
When is the election?Every two years, students every year

 

Overview of the current members of the department councils
End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Grundlage: Hochschulzukunftsgesetz NRW, Grundordnung der TH OWL, Zentralordnung der TH OWL, Wahlordnung der TH OWL

Equal Opportunities Officer
Who can be elected?Members of the Equal Opportunities Commission
Who gets elected?

Equal opportunities officer and two deputy equal opportunities officers

When is the election?Every four years

Equal Opportunities Officer: Dr. Meike Seidel-Kehde
Substitutes: Prof. Dr. Jessica Rubart, Dr. Marianne Langstrof

End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Basis: NRW Law on Universities' Future, basic rules of the TH OWL, central rules of theTH OWL, election rules of the TH OWL

Equal Opportunities Commission
Who can be elected?

Members of the university as defined by the NRW Higher Education Act

Who gets elected?A female professor, a male professor, a female university lecturer for special tasks or a female research associate, a male university lecturer for special tasks or a male research associate, a female technical and administrative staff member, a male technical and administrative staff member, two students
When is voting?Every two years, students every year

Overview of the current Equal Opportunities Commission
End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Basis: NRW Law on Universities' Future, basic rules of the TH OWL, central rules of theTH OWL, election rules of the TH OWL

Quality Circle "Equality and Diversity”
Who can participate?

Members of the university as defined by the NRW Higher Education Act

What is the background?The quality circle "Equality and Diversity" serves as an instrument for quality assurance of the equality and diversity related projects and measures of the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts as well as the preparation and support of new measures within the framework of the strategic orientation of the university and the goals formulated in this context in the sense of "Managing Diversity". All members of the university who are actively involved in the topic of equality and diversity can participate.
How often are meetings held?

Twice a year

Basis: Principles for the work of the "Equality and Diversity" quality circle

Quality Improvement Commission (central)
Who can be elected?

Members of the university as defined by the NRW Higher Education Act

Who gets elected?Three professors (one representative per campus location), one university lecturer for special tasks or one research associate, one technical and administrative staff member, six students and a personal substitute for each member
When is the election?

Every two years, students every year (eligible to vote are the elected representatives of the respective status groups in the Senate)

 

Overview of the current members of the Quality Improvement Commission

End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Basis: Law on the quality of studies, basic order of the TH OWL, central order of the TH OWL

Application for the allocation of funds for the improvement of the quality of studies

Principles of the QV Commission

Contact: qv-kommission(at)th-owl.de

Quality improvement commissions (departments)
Who can be elected?  Members of the respective department council
Who gets elected?Two professors, a university lecturer for special tasks or a research associate, four students
When is the election?Every two years, students every year

End of term of office: 31.07.2020

Basis: Law on the quality of studies, basic order of the TH OWL, central order of the TH OWL

Campus spokesperson (Höxter)
Who can be elected?Professors at the Höxter campus
Who gets elected?A professor at the Höxter campus
When is the election?Every four years - if at least one of the local department councils so decides

Höxter Campus Spokesman: Prof. Dr. Stefan Wolf
End of turn of office: 2022

Basis: basic rules of the TH OWL, central rules of theTH OWL, election rules of the TH OWL

Election committee
Who can be elected?The Electoral Council of the Senate appoints the members and substitutes
Who gets elected?Three professors, three university lecturers for special tasks or research associates, one technical and administrative staff member, three students and one expert member of the administration appointed by the Chancellor with a substitute
When is the election? Every year within the first two weeks of the summer semester lecture period

Overview of the current members of the election committee
End of the term of office: Appointment of the election committee in the following summer semester

Basis: basic rules of the TH OWL, central rules of theTH OWL, election rules of the TH OWL