Insights / 2020
The Appointment of Arlie Petters as Provost of NYU Abu Dhabi
Arlie Petters - Benjamin Powell Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Duke University, and former Dean of Academic Affairs for Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Duke - as the Provost of NYU Abu Dhabi, effective September 1, 2020.
Professor Anthony Finkelstein appointed the next President of City, University of London
Professor Anthony Finkelstein CBE FREng has been appointed the new President of City, University of London. Anthony will join City next year from his position as the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser for National Security.
Gabriela Bucher appointed new Oxfam International Executive Director
Oxfam International is pleased to announce Gabriela Bucher as its new Executive Director.
Penny Macbeth has joined The Glasgow School of Art as its new Director
Penny was previously Dean of Manchester School of Art and Deputy Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Arts and Humanities focusing on external engagement and partnerships.
Alan Davey CBE Announced as New Chair of Governors
Davey replaces Dr Geoffrey Copland CBE, who has been Chair since the Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP stepped down in September 2019.
London Met welcomes Dr Elizabeth Opara as Head of Human Sciences
Dr Opara joins London Met from Kingston University with an ambitious vision for the future of the School.
Professor Kevin Singh has been appointed as the new Head of Manchester School of Architecture
Professor Singh is a chartered architect with a 25-year career in higher education. Most recently he was Head of the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design at Birmingham City University.
CUHK Appoints Dean of the Faculty of Science
The Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has approved the appointment of Professor Chunshan Song as Dean of the Faculty of Science for five years from mid-July 2020.
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