Tribute to former Leicester Vice-Chancellor Ken Edwards

Leicester’s fourth Vice-Chancellor, who was instrumental in strengthening the leadership of the University and described as a ‘man to make things happen’, has died.

Dr Ken Edwards passed away on Wednesday 1 May 2024, he was 90-years-old.

A memorial service will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 30 May, in Cambridge. Anyone who knew Ken or who would like to pay their respects is welcome to attend and should email  to obtain further details.

You can read a full obituary to Dr Edwards on our website.