David Glyndwr Tudor Williams
|Sir David Williams
|Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge|
|Chancellor||HRH The Duke of Edinburgh|
|Preceded by||Michael McCrum|
|Succeeded by||Alec Broers|
|Born||22 October 1930|
|Died||6 September 2009(aged 78)|
|Alma mater||Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
He was first educated at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen, and was a graduate of Emmanuel College, Cambridge (in History and Law). He was a Harkness Fellow at Berkeley and Harvard between 1956 and 1958. He moved to Emmanuel College, Cambridge, from Keble College, Oxford in 1967 and was subsequently promoted to Reader in Public Law 1976-1980, before being appointed Rouse Ball Professor of English Law 1983-1992 and elected President of Wolfson College, Cambridge 1980-1992.
In 1989 he was appointed the first full-time Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and was a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics from 1991 to 1994. In 2007 he was appointed as the chancellor of Swansea University.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-10. Retrieved 2009-09-08.
- "Past Council Members". Nuffield Council on Bioethics. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
- Wolfson College News » Professor Sir David Williams inaugurated as Chancellor of Swansea University
- Professor Sir David Williams: legal scholar The Times. Retrieved on 29 September 2009.
- "Naming of the Law Faculty building | Faculty of Law". www.law.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
- "Gift in honour of Sir David Williams | Faculty of Law". www.law.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
- Professor David Williams - Daily Telegraph obituary
|President of Wolfson College, Cambridge
|Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge