University of Hertfordshire vice chancellor to deliver final lecture

THE vice chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire will deliver his final lecture tomorrow (Wednesday), before he retires.

Professor Tim Wilson will give his valedictory vice chancellor’s talk in the Weston Auditorium at de Havilland Campus at 7pm.

In Hertfordshire and its University: Past, Present and Future, Prof Wilson will reflect on the history of Hertfordshire, and the role of the university in the context of its place.

Prof Wilson will discuss the balancing of local mission and global ambition and his vision for a modern university at the heart of civic life.

It will be Prof Wilson’s final lecture before he steps down on December 31, after 19 years at the Hatfield-based university, five of them as vice chancellor.

He will be replaced in January by Prof Quintin McKellar, who is moving over from the Royal Veterinary College in North Mymms.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Registration is essential.

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