In a joint meeting, the Senate and the University Supervisory Board have elected Dr. Katrin Schoppa-Bauer as new Executive Vice President of the University of Mannheim. On 1 January 2023, Dr. Katrin Schoppa-Bauer, a lawyer, will take over from Barbara Windscheid, who will retire after six years as Executive Vice President of the university.
The Executive Vice President is the second full-time member of the President's Office and is in charge of the university’s personnel and budget administration. At the same time, the Executive Vice President heads the central administration. The term of office is six years.