"On behalf of the Directorate, I would like to welcome Dr. Figgener as the new state representative on our Board of Trustees! As President of the Hessian State Statistical Office, she is an outstanding person and professional enrichment for the board and the tasks of our Institute. We would like to sincerely thank Anke Ortmann-Gebhardt, the departed state representative, for her participation in this board and her support of our institute," said Prof. Dr. Cordula Artelt, Director of LIfBi, on the occasion of the new appointment.
The Higher Education Committee of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education approved the appointment on November 27, 2020. Christel Figgener joins the Board of Trustees in an advisory capacity as one of two representatives of the federal states.