Mark Dorrington arrives as new Keeper

I am very pleased to have started work this week as the new Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections in succession to Dorothy Johnston.  I have 30 years’ experience in local authority and ecclesiastical archives and libraries.  My most recent post was as Team Manager for Archives and Local Studies with Nottinghamshire County Council, running …

Nottingham’s New Chancellor

Today Sir Andrew Witty will be installed as only the 7th Chancellor since The University of Nottingham received its Royal Charter in 1948. Here, we look back at the ceremony installing the University’s very first Chancellor. The role of Chancellor has changed considerably over the last 65 years, becoming less ceremonial and more ambassadorial as universities …