Joseph Wells (academic)

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Joseph Wells
Philpot, Glyn Warren; Joseph Wells (1855-1929), Fellow (1882), Warden (1913-1927); Wadham College, University of Oxford.jpg
Joseph Wells, 1924, by Glyn Philpot
Vice-Chancellor of the
University of Oxford
In office
Preceded by Lewis Richard Farnell
Succeeded by Francis William Pember
Personal details
Born 1855
Died 1929
Alma mater the Queen's College, Oxford

Joseph Wells (30 December 1855 – 1929) was a British author and Oxford academic, where he served as Vice-Chancellor from 1923 to 1926.[1]

Educated at Reading School and the Queen's College, Oxford, Wells became a tutor in 1883[2] and then in 1913 Warden of Wadham College, Oxford.[3]

Selected publications[edit]




  1. ^ "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wells, Joseph". Who's Who: p. 2602. 1919. 
  3. ^ The Degree Ceremonies of Oxford University — Part 1.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Patrick Arckley Wright-Henderson
Warden of Wadham College, Oxford
Succeeded by
John Frederick Stenning
Preceded by
Lewis Richard Farnell
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
Francis William Pember