President of the Executive Board Wilma Franchimon steps down as of 10 October

As of 10 October, Wilma Franchimon, president of the Executive Board, will leave Codarts University for the Arts. After having served as administrator for eight years, Wilma wishes to explore new challenges in the field of culture and politics.

During this time Wilma has fulfilled her role of executive president with much joy and passion. Together with colleagues, students, and partners she has worked on the innovation of the study programmes and inter- and transdisciplinary education, and on establishing a robust network. The trailblazing collaborative project Rotterdam Arts and Sciences Lab, together with the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Willem de Kooning Academy/Hogeschool Rotterdam, attests to that. New developments such as Cultuur&Campus and the more intensive collaboration with the Willem de Kooning Academy/Hogeschool Rotterdam are further evidence that Wilma dares to look to the future.

The Supervisory Board is most appreciative of Wilma’s dedication and great commitment.