Meaning of pro-vice-chancellor in English:


Pronunciation /ˌprəʊvʌɪsˈtʃɑːns(ə)lə/


  • An assistant or deputy vice chancellor of a university.

    as title ‘the University was represented by Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor J. L. Spencer’
    • ‘From 1994 to 2004 he was pro-vice-chancellor ending as deputy vice-chancellor.’
    • ‘A York Central campus ‘would have dispersed university activity across a wide area,’ said Professor Janet Ford, the university's pro-vice-chancellor for estates.’
    • ‘Professor Donald Pennington, its pro-vice-chancellor for admissions, said: ‘Our schemes are pretty generous.’’
    • ‘Until recently he held the role of pro-vice-chancellor for external relations at the university, a position he held for 13 years.’
    • ‘While reluctant to criticise state schools Brunel's pro-vice-chancellor, Steve Hodkinson, says he wants to ‘turn out teenagers who are better at maths, science and technology and who have a proper command of English’.’