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Gregor Halff says goodbye CBS and hello Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam

Gregor Halff says goodbye CBS and hello Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam

In January, CBS will start searching for a new Dean of Education as Gregor Halff has accepted the position of new Dean of Social Sciences at VU (Vrije Universiteit) in Amsterdam while holding a full professorship in corporate communication.

Appointment of next Vice-President Academic & Provost

Appointment of next Vice-President Academic & Provost

Croft's appointment follows an international search conducted in accordance with the appointment policy. In the course of the search, a strong field of candidates was considered. The search committee's unanimous recommendation was taken forward to the faculty for a ratification ballot and of the eligible faculty members who voted, 90.6% voted in support. Her appointment was approved by the Board of Governors on December 9, 2021.

York University announces appointment of Deputy Provost for Markham Campus

York University announces appointment of Deputy Provost for Markham Campus

Following an extensive search, York University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gordon Binsted to the position of Deputy Provost Markham, with a five-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2022. “This is an exciting time in York’s evolution as we continue to advance plans for our new Markham Campus, where students will have access to innovative academic and research programs supported by local partners in an iconic and smart learning space,” said Rhonda Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor. “We are delighted to be welcoming Dr. Binsted to York as our new Deputy Provost, Markham, and we look forward to working closely with him as we prepare to welcome our first cohort of students in September 2023.”

Professor Hugh Brady to become next President of Imperial College London

Professor Hugh Brady to become next President of Imperial College London

A renowned medic and university leader is to become the 17th President of Imperial College London. Professor Hugh Brady, currently Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bristol, has been confirmed as President-designate by Imperial’s Council. Professor Brady will take up the role on 1 August 2022, after Professor Alice Gast’s term as President concludes.

University appoints new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

University appoints new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Annamarie Jagose, current Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (University Schools), has been appointed the University of Sydney's Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

Staffordshire University is delighted to announce that Professor Martin Jones has been appointed as its next Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

Staffordshire University is delighted to announce that Professor Martin Jones has been appointed as its next Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

Professor Jones, who currently holds the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University, will take up the post on January 1, 2022 following the retirement of Professor Liz Barnes CBE DL.

University announces new Head of Architecture and Design

University announces new Head of Architecture and Design

Birmingham City University has announced that experienced architect and educator Dr Matthew Jones has been appointed as its new Head of School for Architecture and Design.

Sussex welcomes first Director of University Operations and Strategic Planning

Sussex welcomes first Director of University Operations and Strategic Planning

The University has appointed Kay Jones as the first Director of University Operations and Strategic Planning. Kay will report to Chief Operating Officer, Tim Westlake and will also have a reporting line to the new Provost, Rachel Mills. The role of Director of Planning and Performance was previously held by David Cole, but we have broadened the remit to align with our strategic aims.

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