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University College Leicester 1921-1957

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