Former Principal Officers of the University

Updated for 2021/22 

 

Chancellors

1962‑1964

*The Rt Hon the Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax,JP, DL, HonLLD

1965‑1984

 

*The Rt Hon the Lord Franks of Headington, OM, GCMG, KCB,

  KCVO, CBE, PC, MA, HonDCL, FBA, DL

1984-1994

*The Reverend Professor William Owen Chadwick, OM, KBE,DD, FBA, HonLittD

1994-2003

Professor Sir Geoffrey Allen, Kt, PhD, FRS, FREng, FRSC,   FInstP

2003-2012

*Sir Brandon Gough, DL, MA, BA, FCA

2012-2016

Rose Tremain, CBE, FRSL

 

Pro-Chancellors and Chair of the Council

1964‑1973

*Sir Edmund Bacon, Bt, KG, KBE, TD, HonDCL

1973‑1985

Sir Timothy Colman, KG, JP, HonDCL

1985-1990

*Colonel Geoffrey Seymour Hamilton Dicker, CBE, TD, DL,

 HonDCL

1990-1997

Raymond Charles Frostick, DL, MA, LLM, HonDCL

1997-2006

2006-2010

David McCall, CBE, DL, FRTS, FRSA

Stuart Holmes, FCA

2010-2016

Richard Jewson, JP, MA, Hon DCL

2016-2020

Joseph Greenwell, CBE, DL

2020-2021

Laura McGillivray 

 

Pro-Chancellors

1986‑2000

Sir Timothy Colman, KG, JP, HonDCL

1997-2002

Raymond Charles Frostick, DL, MA, LLM, HonDCL

2002-2010

Richard Jewson, JP, MA, Hon DCL

2010-2016

Stuart Holmes, FCA

 

Vice-Chancellors

1961‑1980

*Professor Frank Thistlethwaite, CBE, MA, HonDCL, HonLHD,

 HonFRIBA, FRHistS

1980‑1986

Professor Sir Michael Warwick Thompson, BSc, DSc, FInstP

1987-1995

*Professor Derek Clissold Burke, CBE, BSc, PhD, DL,

 HonLLD,HonScD

1995-1997

Dame Elizabeth Anne Loosemore Esteve-Coll, DBE, BA,    HonDArts, HonDLitt, HonDUniv, HonDUniv, HonLittD, FRSA,   FRCA, HonFRIBA

1997-2002

Vincent Watts, OBE, MA, MSc, FCA, FIMC, HonLittD

2002-2006

Professor David Eastwood, MA, DPhil, FRHistS, HonLittD

2006-2008

Professor William Macmillan, BSc, MA, PhD

2009-2014

Professor Edward David Joseph Acton, BA, PhD

 

Treasurers

1964‑1970

*The Rt Hon the Earl of Cranbrook, CBE, JP, DL, HonMA

1970‑1973

Sir Timothy Colman, KG, JP, HonDCL

1973‑1976

*William Rowan Hare, CBE, JP, MA, HonDCL

1976‑1985

*Colonel Geoffrey Seymour Hamilton Dicker, CBE, TD, DL,

 HonDCL

1985-1990

Raymond Charles Frostick, MA, LLM, DL, HonDCL

1990-1994

Alan John Bowkett, BSc(Econ), MBA

1994-1997

David McCall, CBE, DL, FRTS, RSA

1997-2006

Stuart Holmes, FCA

2007-2016

Jonathan Sisson, FCA

 

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

1989-1995

Professor John Rex Tarrant, BSc, PhD

2009-2012

Professor Tom Ward, BSc, MSc, PhD 

2013-2021

Professor Neil Ward, BSc, PhD

 

Pro-Vice-Chancellors

1964‑1968

Professor Claud Richard Ross, CB, MA

1968‑1971

*Professor James Walter McFarlane, MA, BLitt, HonLittD, HonDLitt

1969‑1971

Professor Roy Hutcheson Campbell, MA, PhD

1971‑1973

*Professor Keith Martin Clayton, CBE, MSc, PhD

1971‑1974

*Professor James Rees Jones, MA, PhD

1973‑1976

*Professor Thomas Peter Hill, MA

1974‑1979

Professor John Walter James Fletcher, MA, Dipd'EtSup, Dr 3eCycle

1976‑1981

Professor Malcolm John Frazer, BSc, PhD, CChem

1979‑1983

*Professor James Rees Jones, MA, PhD

1981‑1985

*Professor Norman Edward Cusack, BSc, PhD, FInstP

1983‑1986

John David Elsworth, MA, PhD

1985‑1988

John Rex Tarrant, BSc, PhD

1986-1989

Professor Roy Anthony Church, BA, PhD, FRHistS

1988-1990

*Professor Peter Moseley Stocker, MSc, FIMA, FBCS, CEng

1989-1992

Professor John Gareth Miller, LLB, LLM, LLM, PhD, Solicitor

1992-1995

*Professor James Martin Hollis, MA, FBA

1995-1996

Professor Geoffrey Brown, CertEd, AdvDipEd, MEd, PhD, FBPsS, ChPsych

1990-1997

Richard Arnold Yardley Jones, MA, PhD, MS, FRSA, CChem, FRSC

1996-1999

Professor James Colin Davis, MA, FRHistS

1996-2000

Professor David Bridges, BA, PGCE, MA, PhD

1997-2001

Professor Frank William David Woodhams, BSc, PhD, MIEE, CEng

1998-2003

David Michael Baker, MA, MMus, MLS, PhD, MBA, FIMgt, FLA,

  FRCO, FRSA

1998-2004

Professor Nigel Frederick John Norris, BA, PhD

1998-2004

Moya Willson, TDipCOT, BA, MSc

1999-2002

Professor Shaun Patrick Hargreaves Heap, BA, PhD

1999-2004

Professor Charles Graham Bentham, BA

2000-2004

Professor Shirley Pearce, BA, MPhil, PhD

2001-2004

Professor Alan Peter Dawson, MA, PhD

2002-2003

Professor James Colin Davis, MA, FRHistS

2004-2009

Professor Edward David Joseph Acton, BA, PhD

2011-2014

Professor David John Richardson, BSc, PhD

2012-2013

Professor Nigel Frederick John Norris, BA, PhD

2014-2016

Professor David Petley, BSc, PhD

 

 

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors

2013-2018

Professor Jacqueline Collier, BSc, PhD, MSc, RN

2012-2018

 

Professor Philip M Gilmartin, BSc, PhD 

 

Registrar and Secretary

1962‑1977

*George Arthur Chadwick, BSc

1978-1999

*Michael Geoffrey Ellis Paulson-Ellis, OBE, MA, FCA

1999-2017

Brian Summers, BSc 

 

Librarian

1962‑1985

*Wilhelm Leo Guttsman, MSc(Econ), DLitt

1985-2002

David Michael Baker, MA, MMus, MLS, PhD, MBA, FIMgt, FLA,

  FRCO, FRSA

2002-2008

Jean Catherine Steward BA, MA, MCILIP

 

The offices of Public Orator and Honorary Music Adviser were discontinued in 1988 and 1976 respectively. Former holders are listed in Calendars up to 1994-95.

 

*Deceased