Vice-Chancellor to become President of
New York University in 2016
Professor Andrew Hamilton, who has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford since 2009, is to be the next President of New York University. He will leave Oxford at the end of December and take up his new appointment in January 2016.
Professor Hamilton, who is Oxford's second longest serving Vice-Chancellor of the modern era, said: 'It is a huge privilege to serve this great university and will remain so for the rest of my time here.'
'It is premature to talk of achievements and legacies - there is still much to be done on my watch - but I am delighted to have been part of a very exciting, dynamic and successful time in Oxford’s long and illustrious history.'
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