February 14, 2003

Michael Goldstein , vice-chancellor of Coventry University, is to retire in August next year.

Neil Gorman , former global director of science and technology for Masterfoods Europe, has been appointed vice-chancellor of Nottingham Trent University. He takes up the post in October, taking over from Ray Cowell.

Ruth Gee , director of Vocational Partnerships for the British Council and former principal of Edge Hill College, has been appointed director for the British Council in Hong Kong. Ms Gee, who was also responsible for the creation of the Association of Colleges, takes up her new post in June.

Andrew Shaw , professor and head of department at the School of Geography and the Environment and fellow of Hertford College, Oxford has been elected master of St Cross College.

Mike Dexter , professor and director of the Wellcome Trust, has been made fellow of the Institute of Cancer Research. He has spent much of his career at the Paterson Laboratories and the Christie Hospital NHS Trust in Manchester.

Richard Bornat , formerly at Queen Mary, University of London, has been named professor of computer programming at Middlesex University.

Sharon Bamford , director of the Edinburgh Technopole at the University of Edinburgh's science and technology park, has been named director of the Scottish Institute for Enterprise.

Gibson Burrell , professor of organisation theory at the University of Essex, has been named professor of organisation theory and head of Leicester University's management centre.


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