Brunel appoints new VC

julia buckinghamThe Council of Brunel University has appointed Professor Julia Buckingham as its next Vice-Chancellor and Principal, joining from her present employer, Imperial College.

Professor Buckingham, currently Pro-Rector for Education and Academic Affairs at Imperial College London, will assume duties from the current Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Chris Jenks, on 1 October 2012.

Professor Buckingham said “I am delighted to have been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Brunel and I am looking forward to building on the strengths in research and education that Professor Jenks has developed to take the University to new heights.”

Professor Buckingham is the first woman to be appointed as Vice-Chancellor and Principal at Brunel. Professor Buckingham has also worked at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School.

See more from Brunel’s website.

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