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Kati Komulainen appointed Rector of VAMK

Posted on 2020-04-02 12:35:46 EEST.

Kati Komulainen, DHSc, will be the rector of the Vaasa University of Applied Sciences starting May 4th.


Kati Komulainen (born 1975) achieved a doctorate in health science (majoring in nursing) at Tampere University in 2014. He has worked at Laurea University of Applied Sciences since 2008 and is currently the head of Laurea University of Applied Sciences' education and regional services unit. Komulainen is from Kellokoski.

The board of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences was satisfied with the skills and experience of the applicants, but Komulainen still stood out from the crowd.

– In the Board's view, Kati Komulainen stood out for being a professional in modern UASs with strong experience in effective management and development, as well as in supervisory work in the world of UASs. Her ideas about the development and management of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences were also in line with the Board's view, says Christina Knookala, Chairman of the Board of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences.