John Wills

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John Wills

John Wills D.D. (died 16 June 1806) was an English academic administrator at the University of Oxford.

Wills was elected Warden (head) of Wadham College, Oxford on 7 July 1783, a post he held until his death in 1806.[1] While Warden at Wadham College, Wills was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1792 until 1796.[2][3]


  1. ^ Salter, H. E. and Lobel, Mary D., ed. (1954). "Wadham College". A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford. Victoria County History. pp. 279–287. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Vice Chancellors from the year 1780". The Oxford University Calendar. University of Oxford. 1836. p. 31. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
James Gerard
Warden of Wadham College, Oxford
Succeeded by
William Tournay
Preceded by
John Cooke
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
Scrope Berdmore