One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A deputy chancellor, especially one of a British university who discharges most of its administrative duties.
head, chief, director, leader, governor, principal, master, chancellor, dean, rector, warden, provost, captain, figureheadView synonyms
- ‘Dr. Jim L. Turner, assistant vice chancellor for graduate programs at UCLA, wonders if that isn't misleading.’
- ‘But the retiring vice chancellor of Cambridge University, Alec Broers, has called for the cap to be raised to £6,000.’
- ‘Before being appointed vice chancellor of AMU, Rahman held high posts in Jammu and Kashmir.’
- ‘Five years ago Alexandra Burslem was appointed vice chancellor at the city's largest university.’
- ‘In 1968, he was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘His previous role was deputy vice chancellor at the University of North London.’
- ‘He was appointed UCLA's executive vice chancellor in 1996.’
- ‘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.’
A judge appointed to assist a chancellor, especially in chancery court or court of equity.
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