John Cooke (academic)

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John Cooke D.D. (1734–1823) was an English academic administrator at the University of Oxford.[1]

Cooke was elected President (head) of Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1783, a post he held until 1823.[2] While President at Corpus Christi College, Cooke was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1788 until 1792.[3][4]


  1. ^ "BBC - Your Paintings - John Cooke (1734–1823), President, Vice-Chancellor". BBC Online. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  2. ^ H. E. Salter and Mary D. Lobel, 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 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Vice Chancellors from the year 1780". The Oxford University Calendar. University of Oxford. 1836. p. 31. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Randolph
President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Succeeded by
Thomas Edward Bridges
Preceded by
Joseph Chapman
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
John Wills