candidates in PVC election
interest has been shown in the election of a new Pro-Vice-Chancellor,
with five candidates contesting the vacancy created by
the departure of Professor John Macklin to become Vice-Chancellor
of the University of Paisley. In the last election in
1998, there were three candidates for the post.
five candidates are: Professor of social and economic
history John Chartres; philosophy lecturer and former
dean of students, Jim Parry; dean for research for BLESS,
Professor Alan Pearman of the business school; Professor
Richard Taylor, director of continuing education and dean
for learning and teaching for BLESS; and Professor Katie
Wales of the school of English, who is dean for learning
and teaching in the faculty of Arts.
papers have gone out to Senate members, and must be returned
by 12 noon on June 10 and the results will be announced
the following day. Voters are being asked to rank candidates,
with the lowest scoring person eliminated and the votes
transferred until a successful candidate secures 50% of
the votes cast.