first_imgProfessor Louise Richardson has been nominated as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University. The university panel to select the new Vice-Chancellor, chaired by Chancellor Lord Patten, nominated Richardson on the basis of her “strong commitment to the educational and scholarly values which Oxford holds dear”. The nomination is now subject to the approval of Congregation, the University’s parliament.Commenting on her nomination, Richardson said, “ I feel enormously privileged to be given the opportunity to lead this remarkable institution during an exciting time for higher education. I am very much looking forward to working with talented, experienced, and dedicated colleagues to advance Oxford’s pre-eminent global position in research, scholarship, and teaching.”Current Vice-Chancellor Andrew Hamilton will step down in at the beginning of next year to take up his new position at New York University.More to follow.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *