A Nigerian professor, Charles Egbu will be taking over from Margaret House who has served for seven years as the Vice Chancellor of the Leeds Trinity University , UK.
Having gained 25years of experience in higher Education, he was previously Pro Vice Chancellor for Education And Experience at the University of East London.
Egbu who is thrilled at his Appointment said:
“I am honoured to be joining Leeds Trinity; a University whose values and ethos around widening participation, offering a personalised approach and encouraging all students to achieve their best, align with my own.
“The University has an impressive track record in learning, teaching and employability, and I am looking forward to building on the strong foundations established under the leadership of Professor House.
“I have already been impressed by the sense of community at Leeds Trinity and I am looking forward to engaging with students, colleagues and alumni as we shape the future strategy of the institution. I am also looking forward to returning to Leeds; the city in which I spent much of my early academic life.”