Corien Prins appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Professor J.E.J. (Corien) Prins was appointed chairman of the Supervisory Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam by Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven (Education and Science) with effect from 1 May 2018. She is the successor of H.N.J. (Hans) Smits, whose term expired on that date. Prins was already a member of the Supervisory Board.
Prins has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Erasmus University since 2012. In 2016 she was reappointed, until 1 June 2020.
Professor Prins (1961) has been chairman of The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) since 1 April 2017. She is also a professor of Law and Computerization at the Tilburg Law School of Tilburg University. Prins was Dean of this faculty until 1 April 2017.
Prins studied Slavonic Language and Literature (1980-1984) at the University of Leiden (candidate exam) and Law (1983-1986) at the same university (doctoral exam). She graduated in 1991. She has been a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 2009.