Birkbeck College, University of London
Julia Goodfellow, chair of the crystallography department, has been appointed vice-master of the college.
Council on International Educational Exchange
Elizabeth Williamson, former manager of programmes at the council, has been appointed director of the UK office following Michael Woolf's appointment as director of Syracuse University's London centre.
Marilyn Strathern, William Wyse professor of social anthropology, has been elected mistress of Girton College.
Gillian Holdom has been appointed director of the Moller Centre, Churchill College. She was deputy director at the University of Exeter, managing conference, residential and catering services.
Sarah Foster-Ogg, formerly at King's College, London, has been appointed assistant academic registrar (academic standards).
Natural History Museum
Ronald Oxburgh, rector of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, has been appointed chairman of the museum's trustees.