The President & Rector of Imperial College is the highest academic official of Imperial College London.1 The Rector is the chief executive, elected by the Council of the college and Chairman of the Senate.2 The position is currently head on an interim basis by Keith O'Nions after the resignation of Roy Anderson in November 2009. The post at Imperial College currently has the second highest salary of all UK university heads, behind the Dean of London Business School. Richard Sykes and Roy Anderson had a salary of £429,000 between them for the year 2007–08,3 this was a 23.3% rise from £348,000 in the previous year.4 In 2012 the post was renamed from Rector to President & Rector to reflect a changed role to "promote Imperial's position as a global university."5
The Rector's residence is a large house on Queen's Gate, at the southwest corner of the college's campus in South Kensington, London.
List of Rectors
List of President & Rectors
- ^ Rectors of Imperial College, Search.com.
- ^ Past Rectors, Imperial College London, retrieved 2009-03-21
- ^ Sugden, Joanna (2009-03-19), "Campus fury at vice-chancellors’ windfalls", The Times, retrieved 2009-03-19
- ^ Ross, Tim (2009-03-19), "300,000 for university chiefs but they want student fees to go up", Evening Standard, retrieved 2009-03-22
- ^ "Imperial College London announces plans for new leadership". Imperial College London. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2012.
- ^ "Keith O'Nions Takes Over as Rector". Imperial Live!. 2009-01-04.