Vice-Chancellor


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Vice-Chancellor

an English judge. Since 1970 appointed by the Lord Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor is responsible for the organization of the business of the Chancery division and is ex officio a member of the COURT OF APPEAL.

VICE-CHANCELLOR. The title of a judicial officer who decides causes depending in the court of chancery; his opinions may be reversed, discharged or altered by the chancellor.

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'The vice-chancellor of ICU, Dr Habib Ahmed, belongs to Swat, which is the native district of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.
'Therefore, it is the climax of acute professional and procedural short-sightedness and ethnic bigotry for anybody to call for the exclusion of any ethnic group from being appointed the vice-chancellor or a particular ethnic group to be selectively favoured in the appointment of the vice-chancellor.
Having acquired the syndicate powers related to the student disciplinary cases, the vice-chancellor has been involved in students and employees' politics, he said.
"It remains the case, however, that the salary of its vice-chancellor is below the national average for vice-chancellors while the challenge of the role in a rapidly developing university and the performance of its vice-chancellor, is not."
During the five year period, the Vice-Chancellor and the Designate will work closely on all matters pertaining to the office of the Vice-Chancellor.
He also asked that why hasn't a continuous vice-chancellor been appointed at the university in the last 2.5 years.
"The increase in the vice-chancellor's salary is therefore performance-related.
Figures show Bath's leader received PS406,000, Bristol's vice-chancellor PS344,000 and the University of Exeter's vice-chancellor PS393,000 in 2014-15.
Prof Medwin Hughes, of the fledgling University of Wales Trinity Saint David was Wales' third-best-paid vice-chancellor, having received a total of PS262,000 in 2014-15.
"In preparation for the transition, Chris will relinquish all his executive responsibilities with effect from September 30 and he will remain as vice-chancellor emeritus until his successor is appointed and a successful handover completed.
But then the question arises: what makes one stick to the office of vice-chancellor? The answer is mainly to be found in the vast powers bestowed on him under the university statutes in matters of appointments and dismissals, introduction of new disciplines, creation of academic chairs, control over administrative, financial and academic aspects plus the discretionary powers in almost every sphere concerning the institution.
STUDENTS reacted angrily after university chiefs spent nearly pounds 500,000 on a house for its new vice-chancellor.