Reporter 460, 4 December 2000

Network’s first chief

David Pilsbury has been appointed the first chief executive of the Worldwide Universities Network.

The network is a partnership between the universities of Leeds, Manchester, York, Sheffield and Southampton and Pennsylvania State, California at San Diego, Washington, Seattle and Wisconsin-Madison.

Mr Pilsbury, previously head of research at the Higher Education Funding Council for England, will initially be on secondment for two years to lead the business development of WUN.

Further information is available in the press release

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