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.  

The ceremonial handover of the Rectorate took place on  November 20, 2020, the 74th  Dies Natalis of Nyenrode Business University.