David Watson (academic)

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Sir David Watson is a British academic and educationalist. He is the current Principal of Green Templeton College, Oxford having been elected in 2010 and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Oxford.[1][2] He was Director of Brighton Polytechnic from 1990 to 1992 and Vice-Chancellor of its successor the University of Brighton from 1992 to 2005.[3]


  1. ^ "Professor Sir David Watson to head Green Templeton College". News. Green Templeton College, Oxford. 16 December 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Professor Sir David Watson". People. Department of Education, University of Oxford. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Vice-Chancellor to step down at the university". University of Brighton. 20 June 2004. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
Academic offices
New title Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton
1992 to 2005
Succeeded by
Julian Crampton
Preceded by
Colin Bundy
Principal of Green Templeton College, Oxford
2010 to present