The University of Law appoints academic leader to role of Provost 3 Jun 2014

Educated at the universities of Dundee and Durham, Andrea began her university career with Sheffield Hallam University where she rose to become Head of the Law School and Assistant Dean of Faculty. Since 2010, Andrea has been the Dean of Nottingham Law School at Nottingham Trent University – one of the largest full-service Law schools in the country. Andrea’s career has focussed on the development of innovative academic and professional courses, securing growth (in both domestic and international markets) and enhancing the quality of the student experience. During her tenure at Nottingham Law School she has grown student enrolments, forged new international partnerships and delivered a significant improvement in student satisfaction. She is a fluent French speaker and is Visiting Professor at leading European universities. Her research expertise is in the internationalisation of legal education and comparative legal education. Commenting on her appointment, ULaw President and CEO John Latham said: “Andrea is an attested leader in higher education and she will be a major addition to our team. She has the requisite experience, skills and track record to lead our academic functions across eight sites and the right commercial approach to drive our future academic strategy. Above all, her commitment to and evidence of achievement in delivering quality outcomes for students is what makes her the ideal appointment to the post of Provost. We are all delighted with her appointment and looking forward to welcoming her to the University.” Professor Nollent commented: “The University of Law enjoys an outstanding reputation both in the UK and internationally. I am delighted to join the University and lead future innovation in its academic strategy to secure the highest quality student experience closely aligned to the needs of employers in a rapidly changing global market.” Professor Nollent will take up her post at ULaw with effect from 1st September 2014.

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