Bill Wakeham , deputy rector of Imperial College, London, has been appointed vice-chancellor of the University of Southampton.
The University of Kent has appointed: Andy Alaszewski , previously of the University of Hull, to professor of health studies and director of the centre for health services and studies; and Glenn White , formerly of Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, to professor of space sciences. Chris Pannell has been promoted to professor of optical physics and Andy Williams has been promoted to professor of international relations.
David Asch , professor of management and former dean of the Open University Business School, has become professor and dean of the faculty of business and law at De Montfort University .
Sue Boorman , of De Montfort, has been appointed university funding policy adviser at Universities UK .
The University of Leeds has promoted Roger Gair to university secretary, and Andrew Parkinson to academic registrar.
The University of Warwick has appointed: Nathan Griffiths , formerly of Digital Asylum Ltd, to lecturer in the department of computer science; and Linda Maxwell , formerly of the Auckland School of Medicine, to senior lecturer in the Leicester Medical School.