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At a graduation ceremony on Thursday 24 January, Lord Bruce Grocott was installed as the University’s sixth Chancellor. "The University’s previous Chancellors have been The Lord Adrian (1957–1971), Alan Lloyd Hodgkin (1971–1984), Sir George Porter (1984–1995), Sir Michael Atiyah (1995–2005) and Sir Peter Williams (2005–10)." [1] The Vice-Chancellor is Professor Sir Robert Burgess

From August 2013 onwards, Bridget Towle, formerly University Treasurer, is to succeed Roger Bettles in the role of Chairman, while David Moore (UK) has been appointed as the new University Treasurer. [2]

"University of Leicester, in partnership with De Montfort University, established a Unitemps franchise on campus in September 2012." [3]

  • Paul Boyle is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester (appointed in September 2014) - he wants to pass on this position to David Willetts


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  1. University of Leicester New University of Leicester Chancellor installed, organizational web page, accessed February 6, 2013.
  2. University of Leicester New roles for members of University Council, organizational web page, accessed October 26, 2013.
  3. University of Leicester Unitemps, organizational web page, accessed December 10, 2013.