UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE. Janet Sprent, head of the department of biological sciences and a member of the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council, has been appointed deputy principal.
Martin Harris, vice chancellor of Manchester University, has been appointed chairman of the Centre for Information on Language Teaching for a third term.
Tom Franks, development and project planning centre at the University of Bradford, has been elected vice chairman of the British section of the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage.
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
David Marquand, founder of the political economy research centre at Sheffield, has been elected principal of Mansfield College.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE
Eileen Martin, principal of the Lancashire College of Nursing and Health Studies, has been appointed dean designate of the university's new faculty of health.
The following have been appointed to the National Council for Educational Technology: Tom McMullan, member of the Northern Ireland Curriculum Council and NI Centre for Learning Resources; Peter Nicholls, adviser for information technology, Norfolk LEA; Alison Wolf, co-director of the international centre for research on assessment, Institute of Education, London.
UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING
John Graham, former commander equipment support for the British Army in Germany, has been appointed director of campus services.