Tim Wheeler (academic)
Timothy Wheeler DL (born 1950), is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Chester. He was Appointed Principal of University College Chester in 1998 and became the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Chester in 2005.
Appointments prior to Chester
Wheeler held lectureships in Psychology and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University in the 1970s, was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Human Studies at Dublin City University and, in 1985, Professor and Head of the School of Social Studies at the Robert Gordon University.
Combined with a period as Senior Visiting Research Scholar at St John's College, Oxford, he was Head of the Department of Communication and Media at Bournemouth University. He was critices in The Guardian, Observer et al, for his involvement in an ERASMUS matter. He moved to Southampton Institute in 1991 as a member of the Directorate. He became Acting Director in 1997.
Work and appointments elsewhere
Work at the University of Chester
He is married with three daughters, lives in Cheshire and enjoys music, theatre and the arts.
- "Vice Chancellor - Professor Tim Wheeler". University of Chester. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
- Tysome, Tony (29 July 2005). "'People asked "is it a joyful occasion?"it is - but it is more a sense of relief'". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
- "Southampton Institute appoints Roger Brown". Times Higher Education. 30 January 1998. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- Ellams, Barry (5 November 2009). "University of Chester confirms purchase of County Hall". Chester Chroncile. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
- Holmes, David (12 March 2010), Chester Chroncile http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/chester-news/local-chester-news/2009/11/05/university-of-chester-confirms-purchase-county-hall-59067-25094199/, retrieved 28 April 2012 Missing or empty
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