Definition of vice chancellor in English:

vice chancellor


  • 1A deputy chancellor, especially one of a British university who discharges most of its administrative duties.

    • ‘But the retiring vice chancellor of Cambridge University, Alec Broers, has called for the cap to be raised to £6,000.’
    • ‘Dr. Jim L. Turner, assistant vice chancellor for graduate programs at UCLA, wonders if that isn't misleading.’
    • ‘In 1968, he was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs.’
    • ‘His previous role was deputy vice chancellor at the University of North London.’
    • ‘PROF A. M. PATHAN, a distinguished geologist, has been appointed as vice chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad.’
    • ‘He was named chancellor at UW-Madison in 1993 after serving as vice chancellor for academic affairs, provost and interim chancellor.’
    • ‘Before being appointed vice chancellor of AMU, Rahman held high posts in Jammu and Kashmir.’
    • ‘He was appointed UCLA's executive vice chancellor in 1996.’
    • ‘Five years ago Alexandra Burslem was appointed vice chancellor at the city's largest university.’
    • ‘Dr. Carl Blackwell, who served as executive vice chancellor under the old system, is named interim chancellor of colleges and universities under the new system.’
    head, chief, director, leader, governor, principal, master, chancellor, dean, rector, warden, provost, captain, figurehead
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  • 2Law
    A judge appointed to assist a chancellor, especially in chancery court or court of equity.


vice chancellor

/ˌvaɪs ˈtʃæns(ə)lər//ˌvīs ˈCHans(ə)lər/