The Consiliatura is formed by the University President who is its Chair, five Consiliarios and the Colegiales de Numero, and is the highest governing body of Universidad del Rosario. This university body advises the University President in all aspects of his work, manages institutional assets, and approves the annual income and expenditure budgets, among other functions attributed to it by the Old and New University Constitutions.
The Consiliarios are five persons elected by an electoral body composed of the University President and the Colegiales de Numero who are active at the time when the University President calls the Electoral College. The Colegiales de Numero are active for a period of four years with the possibility of being reelected indefinitely. In turn, the Consiliarios and the Colegiales de Numero are responsible for electing the University President during the respective Electoral College convened by the Consiliatura.
The elected Consiliarios for the currente period are:
Álvaro Salcedo Saavedra - Elected
General Secretary of Colsubsidio
Alejandro Useche Arévalo - Elected
College Professor - President of the Academic Committee of the Securities Market Self-regulator
Martha Isabel Woodcock Salas - Elected
Executive President of Banco Santander - Colombia
Merlín Patricia Grueso Hinestroza
UR STEAM Director
Alberto Fergusson Bermúdez
Tenured Professor at the Center for Psychosocial Studies Universidad del Rosario
Manuel Velasco Durán
Collegian of Distinction
- Electing a Rector involves a democratic process, in which the Collegians of Distinction and the Councilors have the right to vote.
- The Rector’s term is four years, starting from October 25 of the election year, and they may only be reelected for two consecutive terms.
- The Rector is responsible for governing the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, in accordance with the constitutions and the provisions of the Board of Councilors.
- The current Rector of the Universidad del Rosario is José Alejandro Cheyne, who was elected on October 1, 2018, and is a graduate of the Economics Program at the Rosario.
- He has Graduate Diplomas in University Teaching and Business Administration, a Master's in Teaching, a doctorate degree in Teaching from the Universidad UPAEP in Mexico, and has studied International Senior Management.