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Chancellor Sir Andrew Witty set to retire

The Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, Sir Andrew Witty, has announced he is stepping down from his honorary role later this academic year.

A Nottingham alumnus, Sir Andrew Witty graduated in 1985 with a BA in Economics. Keeping close ties with his alma mater throughout the years, he was appointed seventh Chancellor of the University in 2013.

“Representing the University of Nottingham has been a privilege”

Upon announcing his resignation, the Chancellor said: “Representing the University of Nottingham has been a privilege, witnessing the University’s international growth, expansion of its Nottingham home Campus and ceaseless commitment to both student teaching and research excellence, has been inspiring.”

University of Nottingham President of Council John Mills and Vice-Chancellor Shearer West expressed their gratitude for Sir Andrew Witty’s service, highlighting his help in developing business ties and setting the University’s international agenda.

“he was appointed seventh Chancellor of the University in 2013”

The Chancellor serves as an ambassador and advocate of the University, and also advises on key strategic matters in its development.

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