Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh

Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh

The Chancellor is the titular head of the University of Edinburgh. Their duties include conferring degrees, promoting the University's image throughout the world, and furthering its interests, both within Scotland and beyond.

The position was created in 1858; prior to this the University was governed by the Lord Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council of Edinburgh.[1]

The current Chancellor is The Princess Royal.

List of Chancellors of the University of Edinburgh

References

  1. ^ Edinburgh University Library: PARQs: U to Z
  2. ^ http://www.ed.ac.uk/news/all-news/chancellor-040411

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rector of the University of Edinburgh — The Lord Rector of the University of Edinburgh is elected every three years by the students and staff at the University of Edinburgh. Seldom referred to as Lord Rector , the incumbent is more commonly known just as the Rector. The position of… …   Wikipedia

  • Academic dress of the University of Edinburgh — The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1582.Use of academic dressAcademic dress is compulsory at official ceremonial occasions, such as graduation and the installations of Rector and Chancellor. As with the other ancient universities in… …   Wikipedia

  • List of professorships at the University of Edinburgh — Established professorships at the University of Edinburgh The title of the professorship is followed by the date of foundation. Dates in italics indicate the year of foundation of lectureships on which chairs were based. Regius Professor of… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Edinburgh — Coordinates: 55°56′50.6″N 3°11′13.9″W / 55.947389°N 3.187194°W / 55.947389; 3.187194 …   Wikipedia

  • University of Edinburgh Medical School — Chancellor s Building, Little France Edinburgh School of Medicine Established 1726 Type …   Wikipedia

  • University of Edinburgh School of Law — The University of Edinburgh School of Law, founded in 1707, is a school within the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, dedicated to research and teaching in law. Known today as Edinburgh Law School, it is located in Old College, on South Bridge,… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Edinburgh School of Informatics — The School of Informatics is an academic unit of the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland, responsible for research, teaching, outreach and commercialisation in Informatics.It was created in 1998 from the former Department of Artificial… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Edinburgh Business School — Established 1918 Type Public Head of School Professor Nick Oliver Academic staff ca 100 Undergraduates 880 …   Wikipedia

  • University of Edinburgh — Vorlage:Infobox Hochschule/Professoren fehlt Universität Edinburgh Motto Nec temere, nec timide …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of University of Edinburgh people — is a list of notable graduates and former faculty of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. The University is associated with nine Nobel Prize winners (Source: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/edinburgh/alumni.html)Politics and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”