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12 minutes ago, Bentrovato said:

Is there a thread for rectors of universities. I believe Stephen Fry was Rector of the University of Dundee for a wee while. 


There doesn't need to be when in 100% of cases they can be covered elsewhere by what they're primarily known for.

So Stephen Fry in comedians or Hollywood possibilities... or his own thread when the time comes for him to have one (if he doesn't already have one because of his manic depression/obesity).

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And you believe that all Rectors of Universities are the same? You believe that they  are all manic depressive obese people and you wish to put them into some tag that agrees with your rules and social views. 

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Rector is just another term for the head of a university or college.  Like Chancellor, Warden, Master, Dean etc as detailed earlier.

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1 minute ago, Toast said:

Rector is just another term for the head of a university or college.  Like Chancellor, Warden, Master, Dean etc as detailed earlier.

 

Not in Scotland, where the rector is the elected representative of the students to the uni board. The head (or chief executive) is the Principal. Entirely different roles. Worth noting as in Ulitzer's example, its the former, not the head position. 

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1 hour ago, msc said:

 

Not in Scotland, where the rector is the elected representative of the students to the uni board. The head (or chief executive) is the Principal. Entirely different roles. Worth noting as in Ulitzer's example, its the former, not the head position. 

 

No matter, there is no reason why these people can't be included on a university/college personnel thread.

If we needed one.

Which we don't.

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I've just had a glance through this thread; I doubt most of the Universities mentioned would be famous enough for a UK based deadpool, let alone their Presidents.

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President Eugene Hughes, who served as president of state universities in Arizona and Kansas, died Wednesday in Flagstaff. He was 86.

Northern Arizona University announced the death on its website. Cause of death was not stated.

Hughes served as NAU president for 14 years, serving from 1979 to 1993.

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Just now, Sir Charms said:

President Eugene Hughes, who served as president of state universities in Arizona and Kansas, died Wednesday in Flagstaff. He was 86.

Northern Arizona University announced the death on its website. Cause of death was not stated.

Hughes served as NAU president for 14 years, serving from 1979 to 1993.

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Marye Anne Fox, a tough-minded chemist who guided UC San Diego through eight often difficult years of growth as the school’s chancellor and who was awarded the National Medal of Science for her insights about sustainable energy, died Sunday at the age of 73.

Fox passed away at her home in Austin, Texas, after a long illness, according to a statement by North Carolina State University, where she served as chancellor prior to moving to La Jolla.

She was the first woman chancellor at NC State and the first woman to to hold that position as a permanent appointee at UCSD. The titles meant a great deal to Fox, who spent much of her life promoting the interests of girls and women.

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Henrik Enderlein, president of the Hertie School of Governance here in Berlin, that is, until he got diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, now dead at 46:

https://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/henrik-enderlein-ist-tot-ex-praesident-der-hertie-school-starb-im-alter-von-46-jahren-a-e461da12-7111-4833-b52b-9dbdc4dc4ac7

 

Even though I have a biographical connection, I missed the diagnosis and resignation in February. He was a big ally of Emmanuel Macron it seems, and a Europhile in general.

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Henry Givens Jr., former longtime President of Harris-Stowe State University, dead at 90.

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William "Bud" Davis, a former president of Idaho State University, who served in that capacity from 1965 to 1975, save for a leave of absence to run for the U.S. Senate, and a former president of the University of New Mexico from 1975 to 1982, died September 24th. He was 92.

 

https://www.timescolonist.com/william-bud-davis-former-university-leader-dies-at-92-1.24363717

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On 12/03/2021 at 01:55, Youth in Asia said:

Anthony Smith, former president of Magdalen College Oxford, could be a good one for next year's list.

Anthony Smith, former President of Magdalen College from 1988-2005, reportedly dead.

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