University records

Officers of University College Leicester from its founding in 1921 (as Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland University College) to the award of the Royal Charter in 1957.

Visitor

1922-28 The Rt Hon The Lord Haldane, KT, OM, LLD, FRS

1929-57 Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, MA, LLD, DLitt, DCL

President

1922-25 Henry John Brinsley Manners, KG, 8th Duke of Rutland

1925-40 John Henry Montague Manners, 9th Duke of Rutland

1955-57 The Rt Hon The Lord Adrian, OM, MA, MD, DSc, LLD, FRS, FRCP

Chairman of council

1919-39 Sir Jonathan North

1939-45 Astley V Clarke, MA, MD

1945-57 H Percy Gee, CBE, LLD, JP

Principal

1921-31 R F Rattray, MA, PhD

1932-51 F L Attenborough, MA

1952-57 Sir Charles Wilson, MA, LLD

Secretary and Registrar

1920-29 W G Gibbs

1930-46 L M Sear

1947-57 H B Martin, BCom, LLD, FCIS

The University of Leicester, 1957-

The following shows the Officers of the University since its beginnings in 1957:

Chancellors

1957-71 The Rt Hon The Lord Adrian, OM, MA, MD, DSc, LLD, FRS, FRCP

1971-84 Professor Sir Alan Hodgkin, OM, KBE, MA, ScD, MD, DSc, FRS

1984-95 The Lord Porter, OM, FRS, BSc, MA PhD, ScD, FRSC

1995-05 Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, FRS, MA, PhD, DSc

2005-10 Sir Peter Williams, CBE, FRS, FREng

2013- The Rt Hon The Lord Grocott

Pro-Chancellors

1957-62 H Percy Gee, CBE, LLD, JP

1957-77 Sir Charles Keene, CBE, LLD, JP

1962-81 J N Frears, CBE, MA, LLD, JP

1987-91 Sir Sydney King, OBE, LLD

1978-91 K W Bowder, OBE, LLD

1991-95 D A Walmsley, BA, LLB, LLD

1995-98 Sir Edwin Nixon, CBE, DL, MA, LLD

1996-07 J C Foster, OBE, MA, DipEd

1998-07 Sir Tom McKillop, BSc, PhD, DSc, FRS, FRSE

2004-08 G N Corah, OBE, DL, CIMgt, FInstD, FRSA

2007-13 RH Bettles, BDS, DDH, LDS, MCD, DDPH

2009-13 P Bateman, BSc

2013- Dr B Towle, DL, CBE, BA, LLD, FRSA

Treasurers

1966-75 M Goldsmith, LLD

1975-80 His Hon Judge H A Skinner, MA, QC

1981-85 R R Thornton, CBE, DL, MA, LLB

1986-95 E Y Whittle, MA, PhD

1995-99 G A Cinderby, IPFA, FCCA

1999-08 M A Chamberlain, OBE, LLD, FCA

2009-13 Dr B E Towle, DL, CBE, BA, LLD, FRSA

2013- D Moore, BA

Vice-Chancellors

1957-61 Sir Charles Wilson MA, LLD

1962-76 Sir Fraser Noble, MBE, MA, LLD

1977-87 Sir Maurice Shock, MA, LLD

1987-99 K J R Edwards, BSc, MA, PhD, DSc, LLD

1999-14 Professor Sir Robert Burgess, BA, PhD, AcSS, DL

President and Vice-Chancellor

2014- Professor P Boyle, FBA, FRSE

Provost

2015- Professor M Peel, BA, MA, PhD, FASSA, FRHS

Pro-Vice-Chancellors

1957-60 Professor L Hunter, PhD, DSc, FRIC

1960-63 Professor J Simmons, MA, FRHistS, FRSL

1963-66 Professor N Pye, BA

1966-69 Professor R L Goodstein, BA, MSc, DLit, PhD

1969-70 Professor L C Sykes, MA, DPhil

1970-73 Professor R D Peacock, PhD, DSc

1973-76 Professor J K Grodecki, OBE, MA, JP

1976-78 Professor R Davis, BSc (Econ), PhD, FBA

1979-81 Professor H A Jones, CBE, MA

1981-82 Professor G H Martin, CBE, MA, DPhil, FSA, FRHistS

1981-85 Professor J E Spence, BA, BSc (Econ)

1983-87 Professor R D Peacock, PhD, DSc

1985-87 Professor G Bernbaum, BSc (Econ), FRSA

1987-91 Professor A R S Ponter, BSc, MA, PhD, ARCS

1989-93 J Bonner, BSc (Econ), BPhil

1991-95 Professor I M T Davidson, PhD, DSc, CChem, FRSC, FRSA

1993-96 Professor A R S Ponter, MA, BSc, PhD, ARCS

1993-97 Professor R C A White, MA, LLM

1996-98 Professor A G H Blakeley, MA, DPhil, BM, BCh

1997-01 Professor J L Beeby, MA, PhD

1997-01 Professor P S Fearon, BA

2001-02 Professor W A Light, BSc, MA, PhD

1999-03 Professor J H Holloway, OBE, BSc, PhD, DSc, CChem, FRSC

2001-03 Professor S M Pearce, MA, PhD, FSA, FMA

2003-04 Professor G W W Barker, PhD, FBA, FSA, MIFA

2003-07 Professor W J Brammar, BSc, PhD

2003-08 Professor J C Fothergill, BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng, CPhys, FIEE, MInstP, SMIEE

2004-15 Professor M P Thompson, LLB, LLM

2005-09 Professor I Postlethwaite, BSc, MA, PhD, FREng, CEng, FIEE, FInstMC, FIEEE

2007-14 Ms C Fyfe, BA, MA, MBA

2009-11 Professor K C Lee, BA, MSc, PhD, FRSA

2010-15 Professor K Schurer, BA, PhD, AcSS

2016- Professor J Scott

2016- Professor I Gillespie

2016- Professor S Dixon

2016- Professor MA Barstow, BA, PhD, CSci, CPhys, FInstP, FRAS

Pro-Vice-Chancellors and Heads of College

2008-13 Professor E Murphy, MA(Hons), MSc, PhD (College of Social Sciences)

2008-13 Professor D Tallack, BA, MA, DPhil (College of Arts, Humanities and Law)

2008-15 Professor D Wynford-Thomas, MB BCh(Hons), FRCPath, DSc, FMEDSci (College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology)

2009-16 Professor MA Barstow, BA, PhD, CSci, CPhys, FInstP, FRAS (College of Science and Engineering)

2013-15 Professor S King, BA, PhD (College of Social Science)

2013-15 Professor M Peel, BA, MA, PhD, FASSA, FRHS (College of Arts, Humanities and Law)

2015- Professor J Coleman, BA, MA,PhD, FHEA, FEA (College of Arts, Humanities and Law)

2015- Professor P Baker (College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology)

2016- Professor P Monks, BSc, DPhil (College of Science and Engineering)

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

1970-78 Professor L C Sykes, MA, DPhil

Deans of the Faculties

1957-60 Professor A R Humphreys, MA, AM (Arts)

    Professor N Pye, BA (Science) Professor A G Pool, BSc (Econ), PhD (Social Sciences) Professor J W Tibble, MA, MEd (Education)

1960-62 Professor A J Allaway, MA, JP (Education)

    Professor J D B Miller, MEc (Social Sciences)

1960-63 Professor P H Powell, MA, DrPhil, DLitt (Arts)

    Professor T G Tutin, MA, FLS (Science)

1962-65 Professor I Neustadt, PhD, DrSc (Econ) (Social Sciences)

1963-66 Professor F W J Hemmings, MA, DPhil (Arts)

    Professor H P Moon, MA (Science)

1966-68 E N Pickering, MSc, PhD (Science)

1965-68 H J Dyos, BSc (Econ), PhD (Social Sciences)

1966-69 Professor A Wasserstein, BA, PhD (Arts)

1968-69 Professor C I Savage, MCom (Social Sciences)

1968-70 Professor R D Peacock, PhD, DSc (Science)

1969-72 Professor J Kemp, MA (Arts)

1970-73 Professor A J Meadows, MA, MSc, DPhil (Science)

1969-74 G E Hurd, MA (Social Sciences)

1972-75 Professor G H Martin, CBE, MA, DPhil, FRHistS (Arts)

  • Professor W A Crammond, OBE, MD, FRCPsych, FANZCP, FRACP (Medicine)

1973-76 M A Khan, BSc, PhD (Science)

  • Professor J K Grodecki, OBE, MA, JP (Law)

1975-78 J Hampton, BA, L ès L, Dde l’U (Arts)

1976-79 Professor G D S MacLellan, MA, PhD, CEng, FIMechE, FIEE (Science)

1978-81 A K B Evans, BA, PhD, FRHistS, FSA (Arts)

1976-82 Professor D G Barnsley, LLM (Law)

1979-82 Professor R Whittam, BSc, MA, PhD, FRS (Science)

1981-82 Professor H B Willson, MA (Arts)

1974-83 J Bonner, BSc (Econ), PhD (Social Sciences)

1982-84 Professor W Sluckin, BSc(Eng), BSc, PhD, FBPsS (Science)

1982-85 R H Evans, MA, FSA (Arts)

1976-87 Professor E J Griew, MA, LLB (Law)

1984-87 Professor S Trippett, BA, PhD, ScD (Science)

1985-88 T Keefe, MA (Arts)

1975-89 Sir Robert Kilpatrick, CBE, MD, FRCP (Medicine)

1983-89 P L Cottrell, BSc (Econ), PhD (Social Sciences)

1987-89 Professor E A Davis, BSc, MA, PhD (Science)

1987-90 R J H Stone, LLB, LLM (Law)

1989-93 Professor J L Beeby, MA, PhD (Science)

1990-93 Professor R C A White, MA, LLM (Law)

1989-94 C M Price, BSc, PhD (Social Sciences)

1993-95 Professor W J Brammar, BSc, PhD, FRSA (Science)

1993-95 Professor J J Fawcett, LLB, PhD (Law)

1988-96 D T Johnson, MA (Arts)

1996-97 Professor J L Beeby, MA, PhD (Science)

1993-98 Professor M J Galton, MSc, MEd, PhD, FRSA (Education & Continuing Studies)

1997-98 Professor W J Brammar, BSc, PhD, FRSA (Science)

1994-99 Professor D J Pyle, BA, MSc, PhD (Social Sciences)

1995-99 J C Woodliffe, LLB, LLM (Law)

1998-99 Professor J H Holloway, BSc, PhD, DSc, CChem, FRSC (Science)

1990-00 Professor F Harris, CBE, MB, ChB, MMed (Paed), MD, FRCP, FRCP (Ed), FRCPCH, FRSA, FMedSci (Medicine & Biological Sciences)

1996-01 Professor S M Pearce, MA, PhD, FSA, FMA (Arts)

1999-01 Professor W A Light, BSc, MA, PhD (Science)

1999-02 R M Negrine, BA, PhD (Social Sciences)

1999-03 Professor R C A White, MA, LLM, Solicitor of the Supreme Court (Law)

2000-03 Professor W J Brammar, BSc, PhD (Medicine and Biological Sciences)

2001-03 Professor A W Yarrington, BA, PhD, FSA (Arts)

2001-03 Professor J C Fothergill, BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng, CPhys, FIEE, MInstP, SMIEEE (Science)

1998-05 Professor K R Fogelman, BA, CPsychol, FBPsS (Education and Continuing Studies)

2003-07 Professor C M V Clarkson, BA, LLB, LLM (Law)

2002-09 Professor P M Jackson, BA, PhD, AcSS, FRSA, FCMI (Social Sciences)

2003-09 Professor A R Hillman, BSc, DPhil, CChem, MRSC (Science)

2003-08 Professor E J Shattock, BA, MA, PhD (Arts)

2000-08 Professor I Lauder, MB, BS, FRCPath, FMedSci (Medicine & Biological Sciences)

2007-09 Professor Bonner, LLB, LLM (Law)

2008-09 Professor S J Knell, BSc, PGCert, PhD, FGS, AMA

2008-08 Professor D Wynford-Thomas, MB BCh(hons), FRCPath, DSc, FMED

Role of Dean ceased in 2008 and changed to 'Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of College'

Registrars

1957-73 H B Martin, BCom, LLD, FCIS

1973-83 M A Baatz, MA, FRSA

1983-87 J W Walmsley

1987-93 Professor G Bernbaum, BSc (Econ), FRSA (Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Registrar)

1993-06 K J Julian, MA (Registrar and Secretary)

2006- D E Hall, BA, (Registrar and Chief Operating Officer)

Librarians

1957-61 Rhoda Bennett, MA, FLA

1961-82 D G F Walker, MA, LLB

1982-95 B Burch, MA, ALA, FRSA

1995-02 T D Hobbs, MA, PhD, DipLib, ALA

2002-13 C Fyfe, BA, MA, MBA

2013- C Taylor BA, Dip Lib, MCLIP

Public Orators

1957-60 Professor A R Humphreys, MA, AM

1960-62 Professor J D B Miller, MEc

1962-65 Professor A R Humphreys, MA, AM

1965-68 Professor J Simmons, MA FRHistS, FRSL, FSA

1968-71 Professor A R Humphreys, MA, AM

1971-74 Professor G H Martin, CBE, MA, DPhil, FSA, FRHistS

1971-75 Professor R L Meek, LLM, MA, PhD

1975-77 Professor A J Meadows, MA, MSc, DPhil

1975-78 Professor P A W Collins, MA

1977-79 Professor E J Griew, MA, LLB

1977-80 Professor S Brandon, MD, DPM, DCH, FRCPsych

1980-82 Professor P A W Collins, MA

1981-84 Professor L J Herrmann, MA, FSA

1982-85 Professor A A Dashwood, MA

1984-86 Professor A J Meadows, MA, DPhil, MSc

1985-89 Professor S Brandon, MD, DCH, FRCP, FRCPsych, DPM

1985-91 M A Khan, BSc, PhD, FGS, FRAS

1989-95 D W Pollard, LLB, Chevalier des Palmes Académiques

1995-98 R L Borthwick, BA, PhD (Nottingham)

1991-99 Professor W Forster, OBE, MA (Durham)

1998-01 Professor R C A White, MA (Oxford), LLM (Virginia), Solicitor of the Supreme Court)

1999-02 J C W Boon, MA, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS

2001-04 Professor S A Petersen, MA, PhD

2002-11 S J Gurman, BSc, PhD

2004-16 Professor G R Campbell, MA, DPhil, DLitt, Dr hc, FRHistS

2012-14 Professor S A Petersen, MA, PhD

2015- P R Jenkins, PhD

2015- N P Siesage, JP, MA

2017- Professor G Shipley, MA, DPhil