Appointments

HEFCE

Barbara Stephens, director of operations, West Cumbria Development Agency, has been appointed to the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

Gillian Shephard, Secretary of State for Education, also announced the re-appointment of the following members: Michael Fallon, former minister, DfE.

Robert Telfer, former chairman, BSI Standards.

Colin Campbell, vice chancellor, University of Nottingham.

Kay-Tee Khaw, professor of clinical gerontology, University of Cambridge.

Janet Trotter, director, Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education.

Other members of HEFCE are: Chairman: Brandon Gough, former chairman, Coopers and Lybrand, Chief executive: Graeme Davies, former chief executive of Universities Funding Council and Polytechnic and Colleges Funding Council.

Brian Follett, vice chancellor, University of Warwick.

David Watson, director, University of Brighton.

Joan Bingley, former group secretary of MAI plc.

Idris Pearce, chairman of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

John Cadogan, director general, Research Councils.

John Strickson, principal, North East Surrey College of Technology.

Already registered?

Sign in now if you are already registered or a current subscriber. Or subscribe for unrestricted access to our digital editions and iPad and iPhone app.

Register to continue  

You've enjoyed reading five THE articles this month. Register now to get five more, or subscribe for unrestricted access.

Most Commented

  • Elly Walton illustration (16 July 2015)

Whether in jest or not, sexist language shows an insensitivity to gender issues at odds with academic values, argues Dorothy Bishop

  • Two men looking surprised in an office

Report says projects fail when scholars obsessed with “shiny things” ignore business needs

  • Tony Little, Eton College headmaster, 2007

Tony Little points to ‘increasing gap’ between teaching standards at sixth form and university

  • AC Grayling, writer and academic

A. C. Grayling’s ‘Oxbridge-style’ private college strikes agreement with post-92 institution