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.  


Herman Bruggink

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.