Alfred Morris (accountant)

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Alfred Cosier Morris CBE DL (born 12 November 1941)[1] is a British academic. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England in Bristol from 1992 to 2005 and before that was Director of its predecessor, Bristol Polytechnic from 1986.

Educated at Hymers College, Morris went on to study financial control at the University of Lancaster.

In September 2008, Morris was appointed interim Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales, Lampeter[2] in order to ensure the creation of a new institution incorporating Trinity University College and University of Wales, Lampeter.

In May 2009 it was announced that Morris had been appointed interim Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University, following the resignation of Brian Roper.[3] He was succeeded in November 2009 by Malcolm Gillies.


  1. ^ "Morris, Alfred Cosier", Who's Who 2008, A & C Black, 2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2007 accessed 10 Nov 2008
  2. ^ "University of Wales, Lampeter, press release - "Lampeter Appoints Interim Vice-Chancellor to lead Strategic Review"". Archived from the original on 10 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  3. ^ Newman, Melanie (21 May 2009). "Governors have explored the legal scenarios if London Met goes bust". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 2009-05-21. 


Academic offices
Preceded by
Robert A. Pearce
Vice-Chancellor of the
University of Wales, Lampeter

Succeeded by
Medwin Hughes
Preceded by
Vice Chancellor of the University of the West of England
1992 - 2005
Succeeded by
Howard Newby