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James Purnell joins UAL as President & Vice-Chancellor

James Purnell joins UAL as President & Vice-Chancellor

James Purnell has been appointed President & Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London, succeeding Sir Nigel Carrington in the role after seven years at the BBC, most recently as Director, Radio & Education.

Dr Catherine Duggan has been appointed as the new director of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

Dr Catherine Duggan has been appointed as the new director of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

Dr Catherine Duggan, formerly the vice dean for strategy and research at the African Leadership University (ALU) in Rwanda and member of faculty at Harvard Business School, has been appointed as the new director of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB).

Announcement of a new Provost, Worcester College University of Oxford

Announcement of a new Provost, Worcester College University of Oxford

The Governing Body of Worcester College is delighted to announce that it has elected a new Provost. David Isaac will take up the post on 1st July 2021.

The Appointment of Arlie Petters as Provost of NYU Abu Dhabi

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 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.

London Met welcomes Dr Elizabeth Opara as Head of Human Sciences

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 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.

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