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New Chief Executive appointed to the British Academy

New Chief Executive appointed to the British Academy

The British Academy today announces that Alun Evans, currently Director of the Scotland Office, is to be its next Chief Executive.

UNSW announces new President and Vice-Chancellor

Professor Jacobs, who will take up the position on 1 February 2015, is currently Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences at the University of Manchester and Director of MAHSC (the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre).He will succeed Professor Fred [...]

The University of Law appoints academic leader to role of Provost

Educated at the universities of Dundee and Durham, Andrea began her university career with Sheffield Hallam University where she rose to become Head of the Law School and Assistant Dean of Faculty. Since 2010, Andrea [...]

Plymouth University appoints new Dean of Science and Environment

Kevin Jones, Professor of Computing Science, will join the University in July to head up one of its largest faculties, home to the School of Computing and Mathematics; the School of Marine Science and Engineering; the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences; and the School of Biological [...]

New Dean for the University of Sydney Business School

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney today announced that Professor Greg Whitwell has been appointed as the new Dean [...]

Sir Richard Dearlove named as new Chair of University of London Board of Trustees

The University of London’s Board of Trustees has appointed Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG OBE as its new Chair, to take over from Dame Jenny Abramsky, with effect from 1 August 2014. Sir Richard, who has had a successful and distinguished [...]

Plymouth University appoints new Executive Dean for Health and Human Sciences

Patricia, a nurse by background, will provide strategic leadership of the Faculty, which comprises three academic and practice-based Schools: Health Professions; Nursing and Midwifery, and Psychology. Professor Wendy Purcell, Vice-Chancellor, said: “We’[...]

Perrett Laver supporting the University of Alberta in search for successor to President Indira Samarasekera

Perrett Laver are delighted to be supporting the University's Selection Committee as they seek to appoint a successor to President Samarasekera after it was confirmed that she would not seek a third term.[...]

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