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New V-C at ECU

IRU News | 16 June 2014

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Edith Cowan University has appointed Professor Steve Chapman as its next Vice-Chancellor, succeeding Kerry Cox.
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Professor Chapman is the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, a position he has held since Steve Chapman2009.

During that time he led significant improvements to the student experience, with the University rising from 108th in the 2009 UK National Student Survey to fifth (in 2012). Heriot-Watt was also named by The Sunday Times newspaper as the Best Scottish University for an unprecedented two consecutive years 2011-12 and 2012-13.

Professor Chapman said he is looking forward to taking up the role:

I am immensely impressed by what I see at Edith Cowan University. It is an institution with excellent values, a clear identity and a strong vision for the future.

Professor Chapman completed his undergraduate and PhD studies at the University of Newcastle in northern England. he then undertook postdoctoral studies at MIT on a NATO research fellowship from 1983-85.

Professor Chapman will commence his five year contract with ECU in early 2015.

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