New Vice-Chancellor appointed at UEA

Professor David Richardson to take over as Vice-Chancellor in September Credit: UEA

The University of East Anglia has announced a new Vice-Chancellor.

Professor David Richardson is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Bacterial Biochemistry at UEA. He will take over in September 2014 when the current Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Acton retires.

Professor Richardson said. "I'm delighted and honoured to have been appointed as UEA's next Vice-Chancellor. UEA has played an important part in my working life and I am determined to take it from strength to strength."