Hester Bijl new Rector Magnificus of Leiden University


23 Apr 2020

Hester Bijl new Rector Magnificus of Leiden University

Professor Hester Bijl will be appointed Rector Magnificus of the Executive Board of Leiden University on 8 February 2021. She will be the first female Rector Magnificus of Leiden University. Bijl has been Vice-Rector Magnificus of the University since 1 November 2016. Carel Stolker, who has served as Rector Magnificus and Chairman of the Executive Board for eight years will stand down on the day of the Dies Natalis 2021. [source and text: universiteitleiden.nl]