University and Colleges Admissions Service Michael Goldstein, vice chancellor of Coventry University, has been elected chairman.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council David White, head of the biology department at the University of York, has been appointed director of science and technology.
Cranfield University Alan Waller, senior logistics partner at Coopers & Lybrand, has been appointed director of the centre for logistics and transportation.
Lancaster University Richard Carter, professor, appointed dean of applied sciences; Richard Davies, former dean for applied sciences, pro vice chancellor; Alan Bradshaw, professor, head of the engineering department.
University of Teesside Jeneth Slater, former head of student management services at Cheltenham and GloucesterCollege of Higher Education,has been appointed academicregistrar; Janet Bainbridge, former divisional leader of chemical and biotechnical sciences has been appointed director of the schoolof science and technology;Jill Radford, has been appointed reader in the school of socialsciences; Colin Hempstead has been appointed reader in theschool of law, humanities andinternational studies.