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The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton,

Professor Louise Richardson
nominated as next Vice-Chancellor

Professor Louise Richardson, currently the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Professor Richardson has led St Andrews for more than six years, combining strong institutional advancement with a distinguished academic career in the study of terrorism and security issues.

The Nominating Committee was chaired by the Chancellor of Oxford University, Lord Patten of Barnes, who said: 'The panel was deeply impressed by Professor Richardson’s strong commitment to the educational and scholarly values which Oxford holds dear. Her distinguished record both as an educational leader and as an outstanding scholar provides an excellent basis for her to lead Oxford in the coming years.' Read the full news story


Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 Oxford in North America events. Click the image above for event photos.

We hope to see you at the 2016 Alumni Weekend in Washington, DC on 8 & 9 April!