John Nicholas (academic)

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

Nicholas was elected Warden (head) of New College, Oxford, in 1675, a post he held until 1679.[1] During his time as Warden of New College, he was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1677 until 1679.[2][3]


  1. ^ Salter, H. E. and Lobel, Mary D., ed. (1954). "New College". A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford. Victoria County History. pp. 144–162. 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
Michael Woodward
Warden of New College, Oxford
Succeeded by
Henry Beeston
Preceded by
Henry Clerk
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
Timothy Halton