On the move

July 21, 2000

John Harwood, chairman of Heart of England training and enterprise council, has been appointed the first chief executive of the Learning and Skills Council.

Rosemarie Cowley, a legal executive with Southampton solicitors Moore and Blatch, has been elected national president of the Institute of Legal Executives.

Theatre director Sir Peter Hall is to become chancellor of Kingston University. He takes over in October from Sir Frank Lampl, former chairman of Bovis, who was the first chancellor.

Anthony Yates, partner and chief operating officer at the international law firm Baker & McKenzie, has been elected warden of Robinson College, Cambridge, from October 2001. He will succeed Lord Lewis of Newnham.

Glyn Tonge, a company director and visiting professor of biotechnology at the University of Bath, has been elected chair of governors at Southampton Institute.

Elizabeth Lyon, head of research and learning support systems at the University of Surrey, has been appointed director of the UK Office for Library and Information Networking at the University of Bath.

Mark Birkinshaw, William P. Coldrick professor of cosmology and astrophysics, University of Bristol, has been appointed to the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (27 July 2017)

It is not Luddism to be cautious about destroying an academic publishing industry that has served us well, says Marilyn Deegan

Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado Denver

Creator of controversial predatory journals blacklist says some peers are failing to warn of dangers of disreputable publishers

Hand squeezing stress ball
Working 55 hours per week, the loss of research periods, slashed pensions, increased bureaucracy, tiny budgets and declining standards have finally forced Michael Edwards out
Kayaker and jet skiiers

Nazima Kadir’s social circle reveals a range of alternative careers for would-be scholars, and often with better rewards than academia

hole in ground

‘Drastic action’ required to fix multibillion-pound shortfall in Universities Superannuation Scheme, expert warns