Prof. dr hab. inż. Krzysztof Wilde, prof. zw. PG was chosen the 41st Rector of Gdańsk University of Technology. The official election result was announced by the Election Commission.
The new rector was chosen in a secret ballot during a meeting of the University Committee of Electors, which took place on Monday, June 3rd.
The new rector's bio can be found here.
In accordance with the election schedule:
● candidates were nominated by employees and students with active voting rights;
● two candidates were nominated by the University Council;
● the University Election Commission announced an initial list of 11 candidates on the 16th of May 2019, notifying them on their duties;
● the nominated candidates subsequently submitted written declarations of their agreement to run for the position and other required documents, creating the final list of two competitors;
● on the 21st of May 2019 the GUT Election Commission reviewed all declarations submitted by the candidates and announced the final list of two people competing for this position;
● candidates for GUT Rector presented their programs during an open information meeting on Wednesday, the 29th of May in the GUT Main Hall;
● the election took place on Monday, the 3rd of June.
The winner is going to fulfill his duties until the 31st of August 2020.