A report on Chancellor (education)

Lord Grenville as Chancellor of the University of Oxford; painting by William Owen
The Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Patten, in procession at Encaenia, 2009
William Smyth, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford; painting by Gilbert Jackson

Leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus within a university system.

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Lord Grenville as Chancellor of the University of Oxford; painting by William Owen

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City University of New York

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The City University of New York (abbr.

The City University of New York (abbr.

Seal of the CUNY Board of Trustees
F. Murray Abraham
Hannah Arendt
John Ashbery
Michael Cunningham
Allen Ginsberg
Itzhak Perlman
Mark Rothko
Dr. Ruth
Elie Wiesel
Patch of the CUNY Public Safety Department

In 1960 John R. Everett became the first chancellor of the Municipal College System of the City of New York, later renamed CUNY, for a salary of $25,000 ($0 in current dollar terms).

Open University Malaysia in Malacca.

Open University Malaysia

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7th Malaysian private university and it is owned by the Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operations Sdn.

7th Malaysian private university and it is owned by the Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operations Sdn.

Open University Malaysia in Malacca.

The vice-chancellor of OUM is Assoc Prof Dr Ahmad Izanee Awang.

Coat of arms

University of Manchester

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Public research university in Manchester, England.

Public research university in Manchester, England.

Coat of arms
The Old Quadrangle at the University of Manchester's main campus on Oxford Road.
The Sackville Street Building, formerly the UMIST Main Building
A map of the university campus, with all buildings labelled.
The atrium inside the £38m Manchester Institute of Biotechnology
The buildings of the University of Manchester and the Manchester Museum in Oxford Road
The Contact Theatre
Old Medical School on Coupland Street (photographed in 1908), which now houses the School of Dentistry
The Grade I listed Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory.
The university's Whitworth Hall
Whitworth Hall interior
The Grade-I listed John Rylands Library on Deansgate
The entrance to the Manchester Museum
The Whitworth Art Gallery
The Students' Union building on Oxford Road
The Manchester University Boat Club is one of many Athletic Union clubs
Ashburne Hall, a catered accommodation offered mainly to undergraduate students, though some places are reserved for postgraduate students
Dilworth House, one of the Whitworth Park halls of residence
Dalton-Ellis Hall, one of the Whitworth Park halls of residence

The founding president and vice-chancellor of the new university was Alan Gilbert, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, who retired at the end of the 2009–2010 academic year.

Coat of arms of UM

University of Malaya

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Public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Coat of arms of UM
The University of Malaya is commonly referred to as "UM"
Faculty of Laws Building
Tan Teck Guan Building
Artwork on The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics building
Library Building
The evolution of the University of Malaya
A view of several nearby office buildings from the center of the University of Malaya's campus
A view of the University of Malaya's Kuala Lumpur gate from the road
The University of Malaya Silver Mace
Street Signage at the University of Malaya
Rimba Ilmu building, University of Malaya
Dewan Tunku Canselor
Malaya Art Gallery
Mahathir Mohamad, 4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin,
Ismail Sabri Yaakob, 9th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Anwar Ibrahim, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, 12th and 16th Leader of the Opposition
S.R Nathan, 6th President of Singapore
Razali Ismail, 51st President of the United Nations General Assembly
Zeti Akhtar Aziz, 7th Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, 10th Chief Justice of Malaysia
Pandelela Rinong, two-time Olympic medalist
Faiz Khaleed, Malaysian astronaut candidate
Faisal Tehrani, author, Anugerah Seni Negara winner
Sohibus Samahah Luqman Abdullah, 8th Mufti of the Federal Territories of Malaysia
Siti Zainon Ismail, 14th Sasterawan Negara
Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas, muslim philosopher
Ungku Abdul Aziz, Malaysia's first and only Regius Professor
Teh Hong Piow, founder of Public Bank Berhad

On 16 June 1962, the newly independent university in Kuala Lumpur celebrated the installation of its first Chancellor, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's first Prime Minister.

Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas

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The Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas (pl.

The Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas (pl.

In theory, the highest official of the University is the Chancellor, but his role is largely ceremonial and he does not exercise authority over the day-to-day operations of the University.

University Hall

Uppsala University

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Public research university in Uppsala, Sweden.

Public research university in Uppsala, Sweden.

University Hall
Gustavianum, built 1622–1625 and now a museum.
Anders Celsius, astronomer and physicist.
King Gustav III of Sweden visits the university in 1786
The Carolina Rediviva, the main building of the university library, designed by Carl Fredrik Sundvall and completed in 1841.
The old main building of the Uppsala University Hospital, photograph from c. 1920
University of Uppsala Botanical Garden
Building at Campus Polacksbacken
Gästrike-Hälsinge nation
Student singers marching down the staircase in Carolina Rediviva, on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the university in 1877. The "staircase march" (trappmarschen) when the singers led the audience in a march out of the hall where the concert was held, is an annual tradition that was later moved to the new main university building completed in 1887. (The monumental staircase of Carolina was later sacrificed to create more storage space for books.)
The Exercise Yard in c. 1770; contemporary engraving
Botanist, physician and zoologist Carl Linnaeus
Niklas Zennström, co-founder of KaZaA and Skype

The archbishop of Uppsala was also named as the university's Chancellor, and was charged with maintaining the rights and privileges of the university and its members.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Public land-grant research university in Madison, Wisconsin.

Public land-grant research university in Madison, Wisconsin.

An early illustration of the campus, from the 1885 edition of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Bascom Hall fire that destroyed the dome in 1916
Bascom hall at dusk
Bascom Hill, 1968, with crosses placed by students protesting the Vietnam War, and sign reading, "Bascom Memorial Cemetery, Class of 1968"
Historical marker near Sterling Hall commemorating fatal 1970 bombing
"Sifting and winnowing" plaque on Bascom Hall, UW–Madison tribute to academic freedom
A view of UW Health University Hospital, the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), and the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research rising above Lake Mendota, on the western edge of the UW–Madison campus. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, housed in the HSLC, accounts for 40% of UW–Madison's research grants.
Overhead view of central campus in the 1920s
Bascom Hall atop Bascom Hill at the heart of the campus
Music Hall
A photo of the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences building on UW's campus.
Van Hise Hall seen from Linden Drive
Grainger Business Hall and Conference center
The Memorial Union as seen from the Library Mall on the UW–Madison campus
Hoofer Badger Sloops on Lake Mendota behind Memorial Union
Dejope Residence Hall
A view of the Wisconsin State Capitol from atop Bascom Hill. The Mosse Humanities building is on the right, Wisconsin Historical Society (fore) and Memorial Library (rear) on the left.
Wisconsin Historical Society
Willow Drive Effigy Mounds
Camp Randall Stadium
Men's basketball game as seen from the student section at the Kohl Center
Men's hockey game played at the Kohl Center
Badgers celebrate their win by carrying Paul Bunyan's Axe around Camp Randall after the 2009 game.
Wisconsin Lutheran Chapel
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John Bardeen - Physicist, only person to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics twice
Herb Kohl - Businessman and politician, United States Senator
Jim Lovell - Astronaut, one of the first humans to fly to and orbit the Moon, commanded Apollo 13
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Jim Jordan - US Representative for Ohio's 4th Congressional District and founding member of the House Freedom Caucus
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Jeffrey Sprecher - Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, founder and CEO of Intercontinental Exchange
Russell Wilson - Super Bowl XLVIII champion and Denver Broncos quarterback
J. J. Watt - Defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League
Virgil Abloh - Fashion designer and founder of Off-White
Steve Miller - Guitarist, singer and songwriter, leader of the Steve Miller Band, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
Chuck Robb - Former governor and U.S. senator from Virginia, co-chair of the 2004 Iraq Intelligence Commission
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and directed by the state legislature to be governed by a board of regents and administered by a Chancellor.

List of academic ranks

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Rank of a scientist or teacher in a college, high school, university or research establishment.

Rank of a scientist or teacher in a college, high school, university or research establishment.

Chancellor

Sharafuddin of Selangor

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Ninth and current Sultan of the Malaysian state of Selangor.

Ninth and current Sultan of the Malaysian state of Selangor.

Sharafuddin inspecting the guard of honour by Royal Malaysian Navy in 2019.

He was the Pro-chancellor of MARA University of Technology (UiTM) from the year 2000 until 2005, and is the current chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia since 2002.

Deakin University

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Public university in Victoria, Australia.

Public university in Victoria, Australia.

Early Years
Aerial photo of Deakin University's Building C in Burwood
The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is housed in Building C of Deakin University's Burwood Campus
Deakin University's Building BC in Burwood from the air
Deakin College panorama with Box Hill and the Melbourne CBD on the horizon. Shot in March 2022.
Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus. Cunningham Pier is in the foreground.
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The Deakin University Council is the governing body of the university and is chaired by the chancellor, John Stanhope AM.