In the inaugural session of the new Governing Board (Hochschulrat) of the
Cologne Technical University of Applied Sciences on March 2, 2018, members
elected Prof. Matthias Jarke as the new Board Chairman. Immediately before,
the Hochschulrat appointments were handed over by State Secretary Annette
Storsberg, Ministry of Culture and Science (MKW) of Northrhine-Westfalia.According to NRW law, the Hochschulrat is responsible for giving strategicadvice, overseeing major personnel, financial and structural decisions ofthe University Presidency, as well as organizing the election of new membersof the Presidency.