Leslie Wagner
Get Leslie Wagner essential facts below. View Videos or join the Leslie Wagner discussion. Add Leslie Wagner to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Leslie Wagner

Professor Leslie Wagner CBE (born 21 February 1943)[1] is a British academic, who has been Vice-Chancellor of two universities and as the second Chancellor of the University of Derby.[2]

Wagner obtained a BA and MA at Manchester University and worked for the UK government until 1970, when he became a lecturer in Economics at the Open University.[3] He was later Head of Economics at the Polytechnic of Central London, becoming Vice-Chancellor of the University of North London in 1987.[4] From 1994 to 2003, he was Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Metropolitan University[5].

Wagner served as the second Chancellor of the University of Derby from 2003 to 2008[3][6]. He was the first chair of the Higher Education Academy.[7]

Wagner has been prominent in the British Jewish community, being a Trustee of The Jewish Chronicle, a member of the Chief Rabbinate Trust and chair of the Commission on Jewish Schools.[8] He was rated number 60 in a list of the most influential Jews in the UK.[9]

He was awarded a CBE in 2000 for services to higher education and the Jewish community.[4]

References

  1. ^ The Independent 21 Feb 1996 Birthdays
  2. ^ "Our Chancellor". www.derby.ac.uk. University of Derby.
  3. ^ a b University of Derby Press Office 12 November 2002 New Chancellor
  4. ^ a b Times Higher Education 9 May 2003 In the News - Leslie Wagner
  5. ^ Hefce news 2003
  6. ^ "Our Chancellor". www.derby.ac.uk. University of Derby.
  7. ^ Exchange Archived 2011-10-09 at the Wayback Machine issue 5
  8. ^ Jewish Chronicle May 4, 2007 page 9 Wagner Heads School Body
  9. ^ Jewish Chronicle May 1, 2008 JC Power 100: the key influences in our community

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Leslie_Wagner
 



 



 
Music Scenes