Professor Bill Cushley appointed Assistant Vice Principal (International)

Professor Bill Cushley, current Dean of Global Engagement for South and South East Asia, and Professor of Molecular Immunology in the College of MVLS, has been appointed as the University's new Assistant Vice Principal (International); he will join External Relations in this capacity as of 1 April.

Professor Cushley will undertake the role on a 0.8FTE basis, retaining some teaching within the School of Life Sciences.  He has a significant amount of experience in the area of international partnership development with both HEIs and industry, has long supported international student recruitment with the University's regional teams, and is very well connected both within and outside of the institution. 

Rachel Sandison, Vice Principal External Relations, said: "I should like to congratulate Bill and am very much looking forward to working with him in his new role to continue to develop Glasgow's global footprint."

Professor Cushley said: "I am delighted to take up this new role as Assistant Vice Principal (International) and to be able to play a part in developing the University’s international collaborations and partnerships at a time when our global connections have never been so vital to the University’s future role."

First published: 8 March 2019