President of Imperial College London
The President of Imperial College London is the highest academic official of Imperial College London. The President, formerly known as the Rector, is the chief executive, elected by the Council of the college and Chairman of the Senate. The position is currently held by Alice Gast, who succeed Keith O'Nions in August 2014.
In 2012 the responsibilities were separated into two posts, the President & Rector whose duty is to "promote Imperial's position as a global university" and Provost who will "be responsible for advancing and delivering the College's core academic mission - education, research and translation." Alice Gast now serves as President & Rector, while James Stirling became the first Provost of Imperial College London in August 2013.
List of RectorsEdit
- 1908 Henry Bovey
- 1910 Alfred Keogh
- 1922 Thomas Henry Holland
- 1929 Henry Tizard
- 1942 Richard Southwell
- 1948 Roderic Hill
- 1954 Patrick Linstead
- 1966 Owen Saunders (Acting Rector)
- 1967 William Penney
- 1973 Brian Flowers
- 1985 Eric Ash
- 1993 Ronald Oxburgh
- 2000 Richard Sykes
- 2008 Roy Anderson
- 2009 Keith O'Nions (Acting Rector)
- 2010 Keith O'Nions (Full appointment)
- 2014 Alice Gast
List of PresidentsEdit
Until some time into Alice Gast's tenure the role was known as both President and Rector.
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