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Durham appoints top scientist as Vice-Chancellor

Durham University – the third oldest higher education institution in England – has chosen an eminent scientist as its new Vice-Chancellor. Professor Chris Higgins, Director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and Head of Division in the [...]

Eastwood appointed Chief Executive of HEFCE

Professor David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, has been appointed Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England. He takes up the post on 1[...]

New Vice-Chancellor appointed at Leeds University

Michael Arthur, Dean of Southampton University's Faculty of Medicine, will become the first Russell Group Vice-Chancellor with a comprehensive school background when he takes over at University of Leeds in September. Professor Arthur, an internationally renowned liver specialist, [...]

UCAS CEO Appointed

Anthony McClaran has been appointed Chief Executive of UCAS. Anthony was a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of University Administrators from 2003 to 2006 and is governor of the National Star College and two local schools. He is [...]

New Principal for Glasgow University

New Principal for Glasgow University

Scotland's top civil servant, Sir Muir Russell, is to be the next principal of Glasgow University, succeeding Sir Graeme Davies in September 2003. Sir Muir, permanent secretary to the Scottish Executive since devolution three years ago, is a Glasgow graduate [...]

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