The University Council (universiteitsraad or U-raad) is an elected advisory body representing all staff and students of Utrecht University. The Council has 24 members: 12 staff and 12 student members. The University Council has regular meetings with the Executive Board about topical issues which it has statutory authority to advise upon. Twice a year, the Council advises on general matters, other meetings are used to discuss any relevant topics put forward by either party.
Fred Toppen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the independent chairman of the University Council.
Please visit the site of the University Council (information in Dutch only).