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  Meet Principal Heather Munroe-Blum
Among her main objectives as Principal of McGill is a commitment to strengthen the university’s leadership at the world level with respect to research, graduate education, student experience and positive societal contribution.
Prior to assuming the position of Principal at McGill, she served at the University of Toronto as a Professor, a Governor and as Vice-President, Research and International Relations (1994 to 2002).
In this capacity, she oversaw the growth of the university’s research endeavour: with her efforts, the scale and success of university-industry partnerships were transformed and the value of funded research surpassed $1 million-per-day for the first time at any Canadian university.
www.mcgill.ca /principal/munroe-blum   (926 words)

  University of St Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The university is situated in the Royal Burgh of St Andrews, on the east coast of Scotland.
The University Court is the body responsible for administrative and financial matters, and is in effect the governing body of the University.
The Principal is the chief executive of the University and is assisted in that role by several key officers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_St_Andrews   (1433 words)

 Principal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Principal (school), head of a primary or secondary school
Provost (education), chief academic officer of a university
In business, a principal is a person with an ownership (equity) position in the business, upon whom its success or failure is dependent, and who makes key decisions on the business's behalf.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Principal   (271 words)

 The Principal's Office Home Page
Professor Timothy O'Shea became Principal of the University of Edinburgh in October 2002.
A graduate of the Universities of Sussex and Leeds, he has worked in the United States and for the Open University where he founded the Computer Assisted Learning Research Group and worked on a range of educational technology research and development projects.
The Principal is supported by a senior management team which includes the Senior Vice-Principal, Heads of Colleges and Support Groups and seven thematic Vice-Principals.
www.aaps.ed.ac.uk /PrincipalsOffice   (221 words)

 Principal Officers - University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
The principal officers of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne are responsible to Council for the efficient and effective management of the University.
Their roles are overarching across the business of the University, not faculty specific, and each officer is assigned individual responsibilities.
Each of these faculties is headed by a pro-vice chancellor, who is assisted by a dean of research, a dean of postgraduate studies and a dean of undergraduate studies.
www.ncl.ac.uk /about/today/academic   (197 words)

While the Principal personally believed that the University had never been in a stronger position, both academically and financially, the key to maintaining and improving that position was achievement of an even greater surplus in the coming years.
Several universities had recognised the strengths of forming alliances, and the Principal believed that this was the way forward for the University of Aberdeen to improve its current academic standing.
The University was therefore holding discussions at senior management level with the University of the Highlands and Islands Millennium Institute, SAC and The Robert Gordon University, with a view to forming alliances where these were considered to be clearly to the benefit of the University.
www.abdn.ac.uk /minutes/senoct01.html   (3669 words)

 IU Appoints Edinburgh University Principal to the Board
Education: IU Appoints Edinburgh University Principal to the Board
Professor O’Shea, who is currently the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, brings a wealth of academic and management experience, having spent ten years within senior roles in the higher education sector.
Interactive University is a market-led organisation and an international education specialist for the development and delivery of accredited distributed learning programmes within the global post compulsory education sector.
www.pressbox.co.uk /detailed/Education/IU_Appoints_Edinburgh_University_Principal_to_the_Board_21872.html   (368 words)

 University Management
Mr Harper was Rector of the University of Edinburgh from 2000 to 2003.
The Principal fulfils his leadership role as the resident head of the University and, as Vice Chancellor, may also perform the function of conferring degrees.
The Secretary is the principal officer of University Court and is responsible for ensuring that it acts within its powers and procedures.
www.abdn.ac.uk /central/management.shtml   (708 words)

 University of Edinburgh News & Events - Vice Principal of Development Appointed
The University Principal, Professor Timothy O’Shea said, ‘This appointment underpins and underlines Edinburgh’s commitment to greatly increasing philanthropic support for its full range of academic activities.
Under his leadership the University of New Hampshire received the largest individual gift in its history, set all-time records for both single-year and consecutive-year fundraising totals, and conducted the University’s most ambitious capital campaign which raised $102.8 million in 2 years.
The University of Edinburgh is fortunate to have attracted Young to its administration.
www.ed.ac.uk /news/vice_principal_dev.html   (634 words)

Principal Mountain's papers contain a fairly detailed record of his Principalship in the form of incoming correspondence (with some copies of outgoing letters) and reports and petitions concerning the establishment of McGill College and the administration of the existing Medical Faculty.
His involvement in wider university affairs was constant; he was member of the executive of the Association of Universities of the British Commonwealth, 1948-51, 1960-62; Chairman, 1949, of the Canadian Universities foundation, Vice-Chairman, 1959-62, and President of the International Association of Universities, 1960-65.
He was Professor of Surgery at the University of British Columbia and afterwards Surgeon-in-chief at the Montreal General Hospital and chairman of the Department of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine.
www.archives.mcgill.ca /resources/guide/vol1/rg2.htm   (3301 words)

 Principal Investigator's Handbook - section I
A principal investigator shall seek such consent only under circumstances that provide the prospective subjects or the authorized representative sufficient opportunity to consider whether or not to participate and to avoid the minimal possibility of coercion or undue influence on the subject.
It is also the responsibility of the University through RSP to provide suitable orientation, background materials, access to appropriate resources, and if necessary, specific training to assist the members of the Animal Care and Use Committee in the understanding and the evaluating issues brought before the Committee.
University Research includes all organized research and development activities that are separately budgeted and accounted for by the University under an internal application of institutional funds.
www.tnstate.edu /interior.asp?mid=1369&ptid=1   (9350 words)

 Bristol University - Sociology - Principal Research Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Department houses the prestigious University Research Centre in Ethnicity and Citizenship (headed by Professor Tariq Modood, MBE and Professor Steve Fenton).
Central concerns of Bristol research include the ways in which ethnic identities are created and expressed; the significance of ethnicity in relation to class and gender inequalities; nationalism and ethno-nationalism; minority rights and multiculturalism; and the wider implications of minority claims to rights in modern political democracies.
The University's Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship is based in the Department with a wide interdisciplinary membership drawn from across the Faculty of Social Sciences as a whole.
www.bris.ac.uk /sociology/currentresearch/principal.html   (751 words)

 Office of Marketing & Licensing at U of T
University of Toronto Signatures are principal university marks that combine the University Crest and Word Mark.
University of Toronto Word Marks are the university’s principal marks that use the university name without the crest.
The University of Toronto Letter Mark is the university’s principal mark that uses the abbreviation of the university name.
www.trademarks.utoronto.ca /library   (570 words)

 University of Glasgow :: Freedom of Information :: Publication Scheme :: General Information
The Court Office is the principal office of the University of Glasgow.
The principal officers of the University of Glasgow are responsible for the efficient and effective management of the University.
The University's Crichton Campus is based in the outskirts of Dumfries.
www.gla.ac.uk:443 /adminforms/foimps/group.cfm?id=2   (644 words)

 Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Offices of the Provost, the Dean of Research, and the the Dean of Humanities and Science, Stanford University
The SEP Library Fund: with contributions from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the membership dues of academic and research libraries that have joined SEPIA.
Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305
plato.stanford.edu   (137 words)

 UAH: Sponsored Programs - Principal Investigator Handbook
Vice President for Research is the chief research officer of the University and, under supervision of the President, provides overall executive leadership and coordination in the support and documentation of research in the academic departments and research units of the University.
Every Principal Investigator should be familiar with the main points of the cost policy and should understand the difference between direct and indirect costs, their applicability to a project, and their allowability under the cost policy.
Upon award, a cost sharing commitment becomes part of the legal obligation of the University and the Principal Investigator is responsible for insuring that all elements of the cost sharing contribution are properly expended and documented for reporting to the funding agency.
www.uah.edu /research/resadmin/information/PIHandbook.html   (8824 words)

 The Ohio State University Principal's Office | Editorial Board
She has served as a principal, a staff development supervisor, a central office administrator for a parent/community involvement initiative, a resource teacher, a classroom teacher, and a university program coordinator.
She currently is the principal at J. Sommer Elementary, a school of 600 students in South-Western City Schools.
She has a strong interest in working on the editorial board of the Principal's Office and lending her support as needed to the development of the website as a resource for other principals.
principalsoffice.osu.edu /eboard.php   (1120 words)

 University of Copenhagen
The Hungarian philosopher and author, Agnes Heller, is to be awarded the 2006 Sonning Prize.
The International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) is officially launched at the Inaugural IARU Presidents’ Meeting in Singapore...
The University of Copenhagen ranks 66th in the world - and is number 20 in Europe.
www.ku.dk /english   (49 words)

 allAfrica.com: Angola: University Principal On Universalisation of Higher Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The principal of the State-run Agostinho Neto University, João Teta, on Thursday in Havana, Cuba, said that it is a great challenge to the African countries and universities the universalisation of higher education.
He referred that the university is for excellence, a place of research, training and its reproduction and development pressupose to conciliate the university of science and university of culture.
In a way of reflection, the Principal asked himself whether the universities are fully aware of the role that they can and should play in the fight against hunger, misery and underdevelopment.
allafrica.com /stories/200602160585.html   (343 words)

 University Asks Principal To Extend Stay 10 May 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dr Brian Lang, Principal and Vice- Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, has accepted an invitation from the University’s governing body to extend his contract by two years until December 31st 2008.
The decision to ask Dr Lang (59) to continue to lead Scotland’s oldest university after his current contract expires in December 2006 was made by the University Court on the recommendations of a working group chaired by Sir Menzies Campbell MP.
In recent years the University has achieved its strongest ever Research Assessment Exercise scores, consistently ranked among the top 10 UK higher education institutions and witnessed applications from prospective undergraduates grow to a record 11,000 in 2005.
calvin.st-andrews.ac.uk /external_relations/news_article.cfm?reference=797   (397 words)

 The Scotsman - After 590 years, a Scottish university finally appoints a female principal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Prof Stringer, who was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, was a late entrant to university, beginning at the age of 24 at Keele University, where she studied history and politics.
During that period, it gained university college status and is now in the anomalous position of being the only institution in the Scottish university sector with degree-awarding powers that cannot call itself a university, because it has only 3,500 full-time students.
She has served on the consultative steering group on rules and procedures for the Scottish parliament and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=357472002   (1211 words)

 Roosevelt University - Chicago College of Performing Arts Faculty - 04-06 Undergraduate Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
BM, University of Alberta; MM, DM, Northwestern University.
BS/BM University of Illinois; MM, DMA, Northwestern University.
BM, University of Colorado; MM, DMA, Indiana University.
www.roosevelt.edu /catalog04/faculty-ccpa.htm   (825 words)

 UTKAL UNIVERSITY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Utkal University is governed as per the provisions of Orissa Universities Act 1989 and Orissa Universities First Statutes 1990.
The authorities of the University are I) the Senate ii) the Syndicate and iii) Academic Council.
The Registrar is the head of the University Office and is Secretary to the Senate, Syndicate and Academic Council.
www.utkal-university.org /admns.htm   (425 words)

 Principal Officers - University of Newcastle Upon Tyne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The principal officers assist with the governance of the University.
The Visitor to the University is the Lord Chancellor.
The remaining principal officers, listed below, comprise both members of the University staff and non-University officers appointed by the University's statutory bodies.
www.ncl.ac.uk /about/academic/index/uncl   (94 words)

 The Ohio State University | Principal's Office | Home
The Principal's Office Editorial Board welcomes your suggestions about future topics and encourages you to become a contributor
The purpose of the site is to build a virtual community of school principals learning from each other.
The Principal's Office Website is designed and maintained by the P-12 Project Staff.
principalsoffice.osu.edu   (109 words)

 William Lyons Home Page
Principal Investigator, "Gender and the Workplace at University of Tennessee, Knoxville" (Faculty and Staff instruments) Social Science Research Institute, University or Tennessee, 1992-1993.
Principal Investigator, "Survey of Nontraditional Students at the University of Tennessee, "Social Science Research Institute, University or Tennessee, 1992
Principal Investigator, University of Tennessee Employer Survey, Center for Assessment Research and Development, University of Tennessee, 1989-1991.
www.williamlyons.com /vitasur.htm   (1314 words)

 RGU:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1977, at the age of 36, Stewart Sutherland was appointed as the Chair of History and Philosophy of Religion at King’s College in London.
He later became Vice Principal, and in 1985 was appointed as the Principal of King’s College.
Stewart Sutherland returned to Scotland in 1994 when he was appointed as Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh.
www.rgu.ac.uk /News/disp_NewsPreview_text.cfm?PGE_ID=25908&vmenu=2   (337 words)

 Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh: Undergraduate Prospectus: University Principal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Heriot-Watt is a university with a long tradition of excellent teaching and research.
The University has some of the finest teaching staff and campus facilities in the UK, having invested many millions of pounds in recent years.
We are leaders in developing new ways of learning, which give students greater choice and flexibility in how they learn.
www.undergraduate.hw.ac.uk /info/principal.htm   (138 words)

 Ewing | Sir | James Alfred | 1855-1935 | principal, University of Edinburgh
Sir James Alfred Ewing (1855-1935), principal of the University of Edinburgh from 1916, was born in Dundee, his father a minister in the Free Church of Scotland.
During the long summer vacations of his university years, he assisted in the laying cables for the Great Western Telegraph Co during its wire laying expeditions, including one to Brazil.
In his tenure as Principal at Edinburgh, Ewing made numerous changes to the University, notably the establishment of a new science campus at King's Buildings, which allowed science and engineering, which had, to that date, been fairly weak at Edinburgh, to expand and evolve.
www.nahste.ac.uk /isaar/GB_0237_NAHSTE_P1760.html   (718 words)

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