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Posted 29 June 2016

New Provost appointed at the University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Tim Jones as its new Provost and Vice-Principal. Professor Jones, who is currently Interim Provost at the University of Warwick, will take up his new role at the University of Birmingham on 1 September 2016.

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