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Visitor and Senior Officers

Visitor of the University

The Rt Rev The Lord Bishop of Durham

Officers of the University


Sir Thomas Allen

Vice-Chancellor and Warden

Professor Christopher Higgins, BSc, PhD, FRSE, FRSA, FMedSci

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Ray Hudson, BA, PhD, DSc, FBA


Professor Robin Coningham, BA, PhD (Social Sciences and Health)

Professor David Cowling (Interim), BA, D Phil (Arts and Humanities)

Professor Patrick Hussey (Interim) (Science)

Professor Tom McLeish, MA, PhD, FRS (Research)

Professor Tom Ward, BSc, MSc, PhD (Education)

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Warden of the Colleges

Professor Graham Towl, DSc, MBA, FBPsS, CPsychol, CSci

University Secretary to Senate and Council


Chief Operating Officer (Registrar)

Paulina Lubacz, BA, ACCA

Chief Financial Officer

Sally McGill (wef 1 July 2014)

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