John Mather (academic)

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John Mather D.D. was an English academic administrator at the University of Oxford.

Mather was elected President (head) of Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1715, a post he held until 1748.[1] During his time as President of Corpus Christi, Mather was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1723 until 1728.[2][3]


  1. ^ Salter, H. E. and Lobel, Mary D., ed. (1954). "Corpus Christi College". A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford. Victoria County History. pp. 219–228. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Vice-Chancellors from the year 1660". The Oxford University Calendar. University of Oxford. 1817. pp. 27–28. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Basil Kennett
President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Succeeded by
Thomas Randolph
Preceded by
Robert Shippen
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
Edward Butler