News / May 2015

Professor Louise Richardson nominated as next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Professor Louise Richardson nominated as next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Professor Louise Richardson, currently the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Professor Richardson has led St Andrews for more than six years, [...]

Dr Caesar Mwangi appointed Chief Executive of SunnyMoney

Dr Caesar Mwangi appointed Chief Executive of SunnyMoney

Caesar is the new CEO of SunnyMoney, the largest distributor of Solar Lanterns in Africa. He previously worked as the Africa Regional Director for the Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP-International) which promotes access to renewable energy in Africa and also as the Managing Director of Sasini Ltd, [...]

The Fields Institute announces Ian Hambleton as new Director

The Fields Institute announces Ian Hambleton as new Director

The Fields Institute, after an exhaustive search and application process, has successfully appointed Dr. Ian Hambleton, Britton Professor of Mathematics at McMaster University, as the new Director of the Institute. The outgoing Director, Dr. Walter Craig, will continue until June 30th, 2015 and will assist [...]

SMU announces appointment of new Provost

SMU announces appointment of new Provost

The Singapore Management University (SMU) has announced the appointment of Professor Lily Kong (江莉莉教授) as the University’s new Provost (教务长兼常务副校长).  Professor Kong, who is currently Vice Provost (Academic Personnel) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) where she also holds the Provost’s Chair Professorship, will [...]

New Dean appointed at Cass Business School

New Dean appointed at Cass Business School

Professor Marianne W Lewis has been announced as the new Dean of Cass Business School. Professor Lewis, currently Professor of Management and Associate Dean at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati, has over 20 years’ experience in international business [...]

Andreas Griewank joins Yachay Tech as inaugural Dean of the School of Information Sciences and Technology

Andreas Griewank joins Yachay Tech as inaugural Dean of the School of Information Sciences and Technology

"Ecuador is in a promising phase in the development of higher education and applied research. My main objective will be to encourage Yachay Tech to combine mathematics and computer science with physics, chemistry and geology [...]

Professor Alec Stone Sweet will be appointed inaugural Saw Swee Hock Centennial Professor in Law

Professor Alec Stone Sweet will be appointed inaugural Saw Swee Hock Centennial Professor in Law

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Alec Stone Sweet, an internationally renowned professor of comparative constitutional law and comparative politics, will [...]

University of Birmingham appoints two new Pro Vice-Chancellors

University of Birmingham appoints two new Pro Vice-Chancellors

The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce two senior appointments to help drive forward its ambitious teaching and research strategies and strengthen its position as a leading global institution. Professor Tim Softley will take up the post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research and Knowledge Transfer, while [...]

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