Definition of pro-rector in US English:

pro-rector

noun

  • The deputy of a rector in a university, college, or other institution of higher education; a vice-rector.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Fynes Moryson (?1566–1630), traveller and writer. From post-classical Latin prorector from pro- + rector.

Pronunciation

pro-rector

/(ˌ)prəʊˈrɛktə/