Past presidents

Universities UK Presidents from 1918 to 2013
Professor Sir Eric Thomas
University of Bristol
2011 - 2013
Professor Sir Steve Smith
University of Exeter
2009 - 2011
Professor Sir Rick Trainor, Principal
King's College, London
2007 - 2009
Professor Sir Drummond Bone, Vice-Chancellor
University of Liverpool
2005 - 2007
Professor Sir Ivor Crewe, Vice-Chancellor
University of Essex
2003 - 2005
Professor Sir Roderick Floud, Provost
London Guildhall University
2001 - 2003
Professor Sir Howard Newby, Vice-Chancellor
University of Southampton
1999-2001
Professor Sir Martin Harris, Vice-Chancellor
The University of Manchester
1997-1999
Professor Sir Gareth G Roberts, Vice-Chancellor
The University of Sheffield
1995-1997
Dr Kenneth J R Edwards, Vice-Chancellor
University of Leicester
1993-1995
Sir David Harrison, Vice-Chancellor
University of Exeter
1991-1993
Sir Edward Parkes, Vice-Chancellor
University of Leeds
1989-1991
Sir Mark Richmond, Vice-Chancellor
University of Manchester
1987-1989
Sir Maurice Shock, Vice-Chancellor
University of Leicester
1985-1987
Lord Flowers, Vice-Chancellor
University of London
1983-1985
Sir Albert E Sloman, Vice-Chancellor
University of Essex
1981-1983
Sir Alec Merrison, Vice-Chancellor
University of Bristol
1979-1981
Rt. Hon. Lord Boyle of Handsworth, Vice-Chancellor
The University of Leeds
1977-1979
Sir John Habukkuk, Vice-Chancellor
University of Oxford
1976-1977
Professor Sir Arthur L Armitage, Vice-Chancellor
University of Manchester
1974-1976
Professor Sir Hugh N Robson, Vice-Chancellor
The University of Sheffield
1972-1974
Sir Fraser Noble, Vice-Chancellor
The University, Leicester
1970-1972
Sir Derman Christopherson, Vice-Chancellor and Warden
University of Durham
1967-1970
Sir Charles Wilson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor
University of Glasgow
1964-1967
Professor Sir William Mansfield Cooper, Vice-Chancellor
University of Manchester
1961-1964
Sir Robert Aitken, Vice-Chancellor and Principal
University of Birmingham
1958-1961
Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor
University of Bristol
1955-1958
Sir Charles Morris, Vice-Chancellor
University of Leeds
1952-1955
Sir Hector Hetherington 1949-1952
Sir Hector Hetherington (Acting Chairman) 1949 (May-September)
Sir James Mountford, Vice-Chancellor
University of Liverpool
1948-1949 (May)
Professor Sir David Hughes Parry, Vice-Chancellor
University of London
1947-1948
Sir Hector Hetherington, Principal and Vice-Chancellor
University of Glasgow
1943-1947
Sir Franklin Sibly, Vice-Chancellor
University of Reading
1938-1943
Dr Thomas Loveday, Vice- Chancellor
University of Bristol
1935-1938
Sir Charles Grant Robertson, Vice-Chancellor and Principal
University of Birmingham
1929-1935
Sir Donald MacAlister, Principal and Vice-Chancellor
University of Glasgow
1918-1929