The Mission and Diakonia Archives, VID is a partner in the mission history festival "Himmelfolket" (i.e. The Heavenly People) at Vea prayer house in Karmøy, Norway 27-29 September 2019. The festival was first held in October 2018 at Fosen prayer house in Karmøy, in cooperation with Norsk Bedehusmuseum and storyteller Ivar Nygaard.
The University Board of VID Specialized University has appointed Pro-Rector Bård Mæland as rector as of 1 August. The University Board has also decided to begin the work of recruiting and appointing a new rector to succeed Ingunn Moser.
On Tuesday, the Counselling Centre opened at VID Oslo, Diakonhjemmet. The centre provides a low-threshold service, free of charge, to those seeking counselling about various difficulties and challenges.