Kristín Ingólfsdóttir

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Professor Kristin Ingólfsdóttir is a former rector of the University of Iceland[1] and a professor at the University's faculty of pharmaceutical sciences. She took over from Páll Skúlason, having won an election where faculty and students had a vote, and is the first female to serve as rector in the University’s 100-year history. Prior to taking office Ingólfsdóttir was professor at the University of Iceland’s Faculty of Pharmacy. She was educated at Reykjavik Junior College, the University of Iceland (BSc, 1978) and King's College London (PhD, 1983).[2]


  1. ^ Iceland review. H. J. Hamar. 2007. p. 46. Obviously it's a challenge for us to compete," says Kristin Ingolfsdottir, Rector at the University of Iceland. "It's very unusual that private universities are funded by this method. 
  2. ^ "Rector's Curriculum vitae". University of Iceland. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Páll Skúlason
Rector of the University of Iceland
Succeeded by
Jón Atli Benediktsson