In accordance with Article 11 of the University Statute, the Rector of the Università della Valle d’Aosta is appointed by the University Council from a list of three full professors proposed by the Senate. At least one of these candidates must be chosen from outside the Università della Valle d’Aosta.
The Rector remains in office for four years and may be reappointed twice only. He or she is the representative of the University in academic and research institutions.
The current Rector of the Università della Valle d’Aosta is Prof. Fabrizio Cassella, appointed by decree of the President of the University Council No 2 of 5 August 2011. His term of office expires on 31 October 2015