Process overview 

The Council of the University has appointed an Advisory Committee to conduct the search for the Vice-Chancellor. 

The Advisory Committee began the process of initial consultations within the University during the course of November and December 2021, with consultations continuing into January and February 2022. The process to begin to identify candidates will begin in late March 2022. It is anticipated that the Committee will begin to consider the field of candidates in May 2022. Preliminary interviews and meetings will take place in June and July, with final interviews on 19 and 20 September.  

The membership of the Advisory Committee is: 


  • Professor Pippa Rogerson, Deputy Chair of the Colleges’ Committee


  • Ms Gaenor Bagley
  • Professor Michael Cates
  • Dr Ruth Charles
  • Professor Carol Christ 
  • Professor Sadaf Farooqi
  • Professor Sir David Greenaway
  • Dr Joshua Kaggie
  • Professor Rae Langton
  • Ms Anjum Nahar
  • Professor Richard Penty
  • Professor Anna Philpott
  • Dr Andrew Sanchez


  • Ms Emma Rampton (Registrary)