Douglas Gurr to direct strategy for ASDA

Douglas Gurr, Founder and former Chief Executive of wholesaler Blueheath, has joined ASDA as Director of Strategy. He will be reporting directly to ASDA President and Chief Executive Andy Bond. It is a new role [...]

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 [...]

New Director announced for NMSI

Professor Martin Earwicker has been appointed Director of the National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI)‚ it was announced today. He will take on responsibility for running the NMSI family of museums that includes the Science Museum in [...]

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[...]

Darren Blackhurst promoted to Group Trading Director

Andy Bond, President and Chief Executive Officer or ASDA, today communicated the following message to staff: “I have recently been looking at the roles and responsibilities of my Executive [...]

Royal College of Music appoints new Director

The Royal College of Music, one of the leading music conservatoires in the world has announced the appointment of its next Director. Professor Colin Lawson will take up the post on 1st September 2005, when he will succeed Dame Janet Ritterman, who will then have been Director of the RCM [...]

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 [...]

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