Aasland in 2006
|Minister of Research and Higher Education|
18 October 2007 –23 March 2012
|Prime Minister||Jens Stoltenberg|
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Iselin Nybø (2018)|
|Member of the Norwegian Parliament|
1 October 1985 –30 September 1993
|Governor of Rogaland|
23 March 2012 –1 October 2013
|Preceded by||Harald Torfinn Thune (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa|
1 October 1993 –18 October 2007
|Preceded by||Harald Torfinn Thune (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Harald Thorfinn Thune (acting)|
|Vice President of the Odelsting|
10 October 1989 –30 September 1993
|President||Inger Lise Gjørv|
|Preceded by||Kåre Kristiansen|
|Succeeded by||Dag Jostein Fjærvoll|
|Born||6 November 1942|
Skien, Telemark, Norway
|Political party||Socialist Left|
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Aasland was a deputy member of the executive committee of Nesodden municipality council during the terms 1975–1979 and 1979–1983.
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