New chair for Russell Group

The Russell Group has announced that its new chair will be Professor David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham since 2009.

He will take over at the beginning of September from the current chair, our own Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Arthur.

Speaking of his term as chair, Professor Arthur said: “The last three years have been a momentous and challenging time for higher education in the UK and I’m delighted to have been at the heart of it. I hope David Eastwood finds the experience of chairing this fantastic organisation as rewarding as I have.”

Full details of the appointment can be found on the Russell Group website.

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