Professor takes on senior role at university

PUBLISHED: 15:11 13 May 2008 | UPDATED: 22:26 26 October 2009

A NEW deputy vice-chancellor has been appointed at the University of Hertfordshire. Professor Graham Galbraith is currently pro vice-chancellor at Glasgow Caledonian University, but has now been appointed at the Hatfield-based uni. Prof Galbraith, who wil

A NEW deputy vice-chancellor has been appointed at the University of Hertfordshire.

Professor Graham Galbraith is currently pro vice-chancellor at Glasgow Caledonian University, but has now been appointed at the Hatfield-based uni.

Prof Galbraith, who will take up his role in the autumn, said: "I feel privileged to be joining the University of Hertfordshire and am very much looking forward to making an active contribution to its exciting and ambitious plans for the future."

The professor, who has been at Glasgow Caledonian since 1993 in a variety of roles including dean of the school of engineering, science and design and assistant principal responsible for research, added: "Hertfordshire's clear sense of direction and commitment to business and regional engagement as well as applied research and the delivery of a first class student experience align strongly with my personal vision for a 21st century university."

Professor Tim Wilson, vice-chancellor, said: "We are delighted that Professor Galbraith is joining our senior team.

"He brings with him a wealth of experience from both university management and leadership and in his research field.

"From his successful career to date, it is clear he shares our university's ambitious and entrepreneurial spirit.

"I am certain that he will make a significant and valuable contribution to the continued growth of Hertfordshire as a dynamic and relevant institution.


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