New Rector Magnificus
Prof Dr Koen Becking is the new Rector Magnificus and Chairman of the Executive Board of Nyenrode Business University from October 1, 2020. He took over from Prof Dr Miša Džoljić, who has held this position since November 1, 2012. Becking will also be joining the faculty of Nyenrode as a Professor.
Becking is a political scientist, Honorary Professor of Stellenbosch University and since October 2012 he has been the Chairman of the Executive Board of Tilburg University. There he has been responsible, among other things, for strategy and policy, internationalization, student affairs and external relations.
Former Nyenrode President Herman Bruggink passes away
Former Nyenrode President Herman Bruggink (1946) passed away in 2019. Bruggink served as President of Nyenrode from April 2003 until April 2008. He was an administrator with great passion for our university and the estate. Together with colleagues, Bruggink took a number of important steps in the interest of our university’s future, including splitting the Stichting and the B.V., formulating a new strategy and creating the Nyenrode scholarships.