University of Teesside
John Hackney, fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants, chairman of Post Officer Users National Council and of Northumbria Flood Defence, member of Environment Agency's Regional Advisory Panel, succeeds Rab Telfer as chair of governors board.
University of Durham
John Anstee, professor and dean of the faculty of science, appointed pro vice chancellor. Joy Palmer, reader in the school of education, dean of the faculty of social sciences.
University of Kent at Canterbury
Nick McHard, academic secretary of Loughborough University, appointed secretary and registrar, succeeding Timothy Mead on September 29.
Owen Farish, professor and engineering faculty dean, deputy principal; Alan Hendry, professor of metallurgy and engineering materials, succeeds Owen Farish as dean of the faculty of engineering; Douglas Weir, succeeds Jim McCall as education faculty dean.
Michael Thorne was announced as the new vice chancellor, he should have been recorded as the new vice principal.
The Nuffield Foundation
Onora O'Neill, principal of Newnham College, Cambridge, has accepted an invitation to take over the chairmanship of the foundation.